Many representatives of civil organizations and general public praise the achievements of the present unity government during the last three years. The intellectuals and civil activists say that the country has become a friendly nation in the region. Real democracy, rule of law, reconciliation and coexistence are established during this period. The people of this country are living without any fear at present. Director of National Peace Council Jehan Perera said the freedom of speech has been practiced to the maximum. The people are given the freedom to criticize the government.
Founder member of the Women and Media Solidarity Kumuduni Samuel said the present government has passed an act in the Parliament to ensure 25 percent women representation in the electoral system.