Mass protest tomorrow

Islandwide demonstrations to counter the attempts by the Opposition and certain NGOs at the instigation and financing of the international forces to create unrest in the country will commence from tomorrow.

Acting Minister of Mass Media and Information Lakshman Yapa Abeywardene said a series of protests campaigns will be held to demonstrate people’s support through organisations of alliance political parties and other public organisations throughout the country on an electoral basis from tomorrow, March 2.

He said this is to counter the attempts being made by certain Western countries, the resolution against Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Commissions to start today in Geneva, and to destabilise this country similar to what they did in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Syria."

Express solidarity with the government and condemn attempt to interfere on Sri Lanka’s internal affairs by external forces by gathering on the streets of Colombo and other places on Monday 27" the clarion call from the leading ministers of ruling UPFA Government of Sri Lanka implies", he said.

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