Pope urges parties to seek a peaceful solution
His holiness - Pope Francis has urged all parties to work for a peaceful resolution to the ongoing crisis in Sri Lanka.
The Pontiff had tweeted, “Let us #PrayTogether for the people of Sri Lanka. I urge all parties to seek a peaceful solution to the current crisis that especially favors the poorest, resecting everyone’s rights.”
Meanwhile, The Archbishop of Colombo, His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith has urged all parliamentarians to act in accordance with their conscience when choosing a corruption-free leadership that can achieve the aspirations of the motherland and the people.
The cardinal urges the MPs to leave aside corrupt practices such as party political power projects and buying MPs at this critical juncture.
The letter in Sinhala is as follows :