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, 2020, 12:45 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Oct 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Leader of Opposition and the Leader of Samagi Jana Balawegaya, Sajith Premadasa says his party is committed to a sustainable modern health expenses rather of the anti-democratic Twentieth Adjustment to the Constitution.
Issuing an unique statement yesterday (16 ), the Opposition Leader said while a second wave of the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic lashing the country, the government and the Speaker are trying to provide the Supreme Court option on the 20th Modification costs and get it passed in parliament after challenging for just 2 days.
” We regret that the Federal federal government’s rush to pass an Anti – Democratic Costs is doing not have for the passage of an essential Health Cost at this moment, and the Federal government needs to immediately determine the specific need and act on,” Premadasa stated.
Following is the declaration in full:
Let’s commit to a sustainable modern-day health costs Rather of the anti-democratic Twentieth Change
The spread of the corona epidemic has actually taken a heavy toll on people’s lives. At the specific same time, rather of securing the lives of the people, the federal government is attempting to protect its power, and above all else, the federal government is pursuing the Twentieth Adjustment.
People, who thought that the federal government would defend the safety of their lives, gave the present government a big two-thirds majority, nevertheless the federal government’s response is to move rapidly towards an anti-democratic dictatorship.
What must a responsible people’s government do when in alarming straits as a nation?
Guaranteeing a strong healthcare system that can dominate regrettable catastrophes like COVID is an urgent requirement of the time. What requires to be done is to pass a “sustainable, modern health care costs” rather than the Twentieth Change, which looks for to produce a power madness. The requirement for such a strong individuals’s costs will become increasingly more extreme in the future.
Billions of people all over the world have actually been ravaged by the corona catastrophe, and great deals of nations have begun to pay distinct attention to their health laws. However the scenario in this nation is completely different. Power greed and simple popular political techniques have actually eclipsed individuals’s priorities and narrow expectations have actually surfaced. The present federal government’s actions show its fraudulent nature.
Our country, which was hit by the very first corona wave, is on the edge of another disaster with the 2nd wave. In the face of such a collapse, the government and the Speaker are attempting to provide the Supreme Court choice on the 20th Modification in parliament on the 20th and get it gone by a two-day debate.
We regret that the Federal federal government’s haste to pass an Anti – Democratic Expenditure is done not have for the passage of an important Health Costs at this minute, and the Government requires to quickly determine the specific need and act upon. We are requiring the federal government to do so in the name of individuals and democracy.
Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya