The Minister of Media Keheliya Rambukwella and the Cultural Affairs Minister T.B. Ekanayake have also issued New Year messages
Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said the aspiration and hope of this New Year should be to acquire prosperity and happiness for the whole country. Making Sri Lanka a prosperous nation is not a task that is difficult to attain for Sri Lankans who have accomplished the challenges that were thrown to them. The much aspired peace has been established and the whole country is enjoying the fruits of freedom. He called on the people to assist in strengthening the development process.
Minister of Cultural Affairs T.B. Ekanayake pointed out that it is significant for the entire citizens to enjoy the New Year in unity, although there are conceptual differences such as culture and religion. In his message, he said everyone should be determined to traverse the journey of making Sri Lanka Asia’s Wonder during this New Year.