Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has requested the public to inquire from their hearts whether the country is moving in a correct path after passing the seven decades of gaining the Sri Lanka’s freedom. When other countries in the world are marching forward as a nation, after freeing from imperialism, but the people in our country have entered into narrow racism, religious and crisis based on politics.
The countries gained independence after Sri Lanka has become developed countries at present. When Sri Lanka gained independence in 1948, the national income of Japan and Sri Lanka was difference from one dollar. He requested the public to think intelligently where the Sri Lanka and Japan are in at present. He made these remarks addressing a ceremony held at the Sri Lanka foundation institute in Colombo.
This ceremony was organized in connection with the pioneers of the freedom battle of Sri Lanka. 134th birth anniversary of Sri Lanka’s first Prime Minister Mahaamaanya D S Senanayaka and 136th birth anniversary of Deshabandu F R Senanayaka yesterday. Several ministers and large crowds were present at the occasion.