Sri Lanka marching towards new political culture: PM’s New Year message

Ranil Wickremesinghe

Apr 14, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister in his New Year message says, the country is marching towards a new political culture where ethnic, religious and political differences have no value.

“We are marching towards a new political culture for the progress of the entire nation where ethnic, religious and Political differences have no value,” Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was quoted as saying in a statement.

“It is unique that this year people are able to celebrate the New Year without any pressure, fear or suppression.”

The statement says during this season all Sri Lankans celebrate Sinhala and Tamil New Year irrespective of their race, caste or creed.

The Sinhala and Tamil New Year is a cultural festival which is very important to every Sri Lankan.