Minister Basil Rajapaksa has emphasized the need to unite to defeat forces against the country whatever opinions prevailed.
The Minister said the need of the hour was to rout forces which are against the motherland. There may be political disputes within the country. But the Minister was of the opinion that internationally they should also remain united and fight forces against the country
The Minister was speaking at the launch of a programme to carpet and develop roads in the North Western Province. It is estimated to cost 450 million rupees. It is intended to launch this programme throughout the country in the future. Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and North Western Chief Minister Athula Wijesinghe were present.