Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says he will NOT resign from PM post.
The Provincial Councilors’ Forum unanimously passed a resolution that neither Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa nor the government should resign. Responding to this, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said, “No, I will not resign. Do not be afraid. ”
“We are resolving the situation that has arisen in the country one by one. Organizations such as the International Monetary Fund IMF, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and friendly countries have come forward to help us at this time. Recently I spoke to the Prime Minister of China. I spoke to the Prime Ministers of other countries. They have promised to support us.
I believe this problem can be solved in a short time. There is a belief that this situation can be overcome. Therefore, I urge you to have faith in us and play the necessary role in keeping the people with us in the country. You all made one request not to resign. No I will NOT resign. Do not be afraid, ”said the Prime Minister.
PM has called for an immediate end to disruptions to essential services, including fuel, gas, electricity and medicine, as well as the queuing system. Expressing confidence that the queues could be stopped in a short period of time, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the discussion on controlling commodity prices should begin as soon as the issues are resolved.
The Prime Minister said that he fully understands the extent of the damage that can be done by waiting for someone else to fulfill these responsibilities, adding that he should firmly remember that he is behind every step taken to save the country from this crisis. (LankaXpress.com)