Leader of the United National Party Ranil Wickremesinghe says only the UNP has the capabilities to strengthen the country’s economy. The Former Prime Minister yesterday assured to the country that the UNP will formulate a stringent plan to revive the economy which has been battered by the COVID19 crisis and also due to the mismanagement of the incumbent government. Speaking during the launch of the election campaign of the UNP at the party headquarters Sirikotha, Mr. Wickremesinghe said the 2020 General Election has come at a time when the country is facing a severe debt crisis along with a number of other challenges due to the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic. UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe stressed that in order ensure a sustainable income for all Sri Lankans, especially the rural folks, answers must be provided to micro and macroeconomic issues.
- The third stage of the bus priority lane rule in the Colombo district will be implemented from today.
- The Prime Minister says that a clear mandate is required to defeat local and foreign conspiracies against the country.