Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris has said that the present government should win the local government election to protect the country from being destroyed.
The Minister said that the requirement of the era is to protect the victory which was achieved with much hardship. He said that everybody has a duty to fulfil in this connection. He said that the election to be held on 17th of March is a great opportunity to fulfil their duties.
The Minister expressed these views at a meeting held in Ambalantota. It was organized by the UPFA candidates who contest the Local Government election. Minister Mahinda Amaraweera also expressed his views.