Call for an all-party meeting to discuss present situation, Sirisena tells President

Call for an all-party meeting to discuss present situation, Sirisena tells President

Written by Zulfick Farzan

18 Aug, 2021 | 8:09 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); Former President Maithripala Sirisena has requested President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to call for an all-party meeting to discuss Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 situation.

Addressing Parliament on Tuesday (17), the Former President noted that Sri Lanka can secure assistance from the World Health Organization in greater ways, as the WHO has continuously stressed on movement restrictions in the country.

“It is important for us to listen to everyone and be flexible,” said Sirisena.

“We need to appreciate the efforts taken by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. And given the present situation, he must meet with all the parties to discuss the present situation,” he added.

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