Ranil asks to join hands keeping aside the differences


Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe requests all Sri Lankans to come forward and help the victims of the Haldummulla landslide tragedy in which many people were killed and yet trapped inside the rubble.

Expressing his sorrow over the Haldummulla tragedy in a media statement he said that all should come together without any ethnic, religious or political barriers to do the best to our brothers and sisters in need.

“It is a responsibility of everyone to provide assistance to our own people who are in a helpless situation,”

he said in a special statement that he yesterday inquired about the incident in Meeriyabedda, Haldummulla.

The Parliament had not been officially informed about the tragedy when the statement was issued, he said.