We will set up an interim government and eschew politics of hate: PM

Oct 28, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says that they will eschew the politics of hate and set up an interim government that will protect the human rights of all citizens and protect the independence of the judiciary and establish law and order in the country.

Releasing a statement to the media, Rajapaksa invited the people of all communities and religions to participate in this political exercise.

He said the primary objective of the political party leaders and parliamentarians who have joined them is to immediately hold the Provincial Councils elections that had been postponed continuously and also to call a Parliamentary election as soon as possible.

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