President says assistance from religious leaders is essential in building peace and reconciliation

President says assistance from religious leaders is essential in building peace and reconciliation

President says assistance from religious leaders is essential in building peace and reconciliation

Written by Tharushan Fernando

21 Oct, 2015 | 7:46 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena, during the meeting with the representatives of the World Alliance of Religions‘ Peace Summit at the official residence of the President stated that the intervention of religious leaders on behalf of Sri Lanka at international level is necessary.

The representatives of the World Alliance of Religions‘ Peace Summit commended the programme carried out by the new government led by President Sirisena to build peace and reconciliation in Sri Lanka and extended their best wishes for the success of the programme. A communique by the President’s Media Division says that the President had emphasised, there must not be any room for a war again in Sri Lanka, where the nation had suffered from a three-decade war.

The President had also pointed out that the assistance from all religious leaders is essential to accomplish the programme carried out by the government to build peace and reconciliation among different communities in the country.

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