Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena visited the historic Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy and paid homage to the Sacred Tooth Relic, today (31). The Prime Minister placed floral tribute to the Sacred Tooth Relic and engaged in religious observances. The Prime Minister also received the blessings of the Maha Sangha.

while speaking to the media after paying homage to Dalada Maligawa in Kandy Prime Minister Gunawardena said, that the Government will not allow any room for activities and attempts to destabilize the economic process of the country.

He added that although some are trying to portray that the government is taking a hard-line approach the government was only taking measures to ensure the country’s security, people’s well-being and a conducive atmosphere for the economy to develop.

He said that it is essential to maintain law and order in the country and it is important not only for the government but also for the private sector as well as the entrepreneurs.

He stressed that everyone has to join hands to overcome the challenges faced by the country and that protecting the citizens is the primary aim of the government.

The Prime Minister stressed that the President has called for an All-Party Government several times and he also made a statement in the Parliament in this regard and said that a statement in this regard will be made at the new parliamentary session on August 3.

He said that the President and the Ministers will work with foreign countries with great friendship and mutual trust.

He declared that law and order are implemented for the benefit of all the people of the country and foreign countries have the ability to understand it.

He said that the government always respects the independence of the judiciary and the government has bowed its head and accepted the decisions given by the judiciary in the past.

He said that the work of the President and Prime Minister offices has now started again and the Temple Tree will also be restored to its former status very soon.

The Prime Minister was received by the Kandy Mayor Kesara Senanayaka, Governor Lalith U.Gamage, Minister Keheliya Rambukwella, MPs Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Dilum Amunugama, Sisira Jayakody, Udayana Kirindigoda,Wasantha Yapa Bandara, Lak Vanitha Peramuna Chairman Shanthini Kongahage too were present among others.