The Prime Minister said Sri Lankan is nation capable of handling the situation although certain sectors are hurling allegations denigrating the motherland. He stressed that their ancestors fought for 2500 years to protect this country.
The Prime Minister expressed these views at a religious function in the Deeghawapi sacred area. The Prime Minister opened the entrance to the Deeghawapi Vihare and the Shrine Room. He laid the foundation stone for the proposed Dagoba.