The President addressing the nation in Anuradhapura said that the government is committed to implement the recommendation of the LLRC report.
“In the report it was stated that all groups are equally responsible for the ethnic conflict in the country. Anyone who believes in their conscience must take this into account. We presented the learning’s of the committee report on December 17 and within these six weeks we have worked our utmost to ensure that the recommendations are implemented,” he said.
The President went on to point out that races in this country don’t have different provinces. “The implementation of the proposals of any extremist group won’t be useful to the country. We want permanent and sustainable peace and we are committed to this vision. Any race or ethnic group does not belong to a different province or city. The country belongs to all races and ethnicities alike,” he said. (HF)