Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne has called for the building of a strong united nation through religious amity.
The Prime Minister pointed out that there are different faiths in the country. However he underscored that although they profess different faiths, they should finally unite as Sri Lankans.
The Prime Minister was speaking at the Sri Lanka National Reliigous Conference for Peace. Representatives of 17 countries attended the meeting. The Ven. Prof. Bellanwila Wimalarathana Thera delivered an anusana at the meeting attended by the clergy of all religions.