Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne has said that the time has come for everyone to unite to develop the country.
He claimed that there are only a few countries that have a long history such as Sri Lanka. The country remains as a nation as religion, human qualities, and the strength had been preserved for 2500 years. The Prime Minister said arents should join hands with their children in generating the proper attitudes to make a miraculous country.
The Prime Minister was speaking at a function organized to lay the foundation stone for a new Sangha-wasa and a Dana-sala at the Sri Sugathanandarama Temple at Mullegama in Athurugiriya. Members of the Maha Sangha, and Parliamentarians were present.