The entire nation is optimistic of a victory for the Sri Lankan Cricketers at the finals of the World Cup in Mumbai tomorrow. Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne has extended his greetings to the team.
The island liberated from terrorism has entered a new path under the leadership of the President. Prime Minister Jayaratne has commented that the Sri Lankan team is participating in the World Cup along with this proud victory. He was confident that Sri Lanka will clinch the cup.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party has requested the people to extend their blessings for a victory to the Sri Lankan Cricket team. Its General Secretary Maithripala Sirisena has made this request issuing a special statement.
Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has requested all Sri Lankans to come together irrespective of any differences to give courage and strength to the Sri Lankan Cricket team. He said the leadership and guidance given by the President has secured the future of cricket. He requests all Sri Lankans to stand together to be a blessing to the team.