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    July 16, 2019

    Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says he will do his utmost to find a political solution to the national question in the next two years.The Prime Minister pointed out that the government has been unable to achieve its objective due to the lack of a majority in Parliament, despite a concerted effort in the last few years to find a political solution to the national problem.

    The Prime Minister made this statement addressing the 125th anniversary and prize giving ceremony of the Kandarodai Scandavarodaya Vidyalaya, in Chunnagam, Jaffna, Monday (15).The Prime Minister, who was warmly welcomed by the Principal, the staff and the students, laid the foundation stone for the new auditorium at the school. The funds allocated by the Ministry of Education for this purpose amount to Rs.58 million.
    Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was the chief guest at the annual prize giving, which coincided with the anniversary.Speaking at the occasion, the Premier pointing out that that the England cricket team of different nationalities competed as citizens of England and won the World Cup, said the time has come for us to think of Sri Lanka as a nation that has been living with different nationalities for over a thousand years.
    Speaking further Mr. Wickremesinghe said the government is very close to reach a political settlement and the issue will be resolved in the next two years."I would like to say that we have reached a political settlement. The issue will be resolved in the next two years. It will create an environment in which Sri Lankans can live with pride. I like the fact that we are Sri Lankans irrespective of our nationality. Everyone here should think that way."State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran, Members of Parliament Mavai Senathirajah, Dharmalingam Siddharthan and E. Saravanapavan also participated.

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