Catholic Bishops call for agreement on President, PM

The Catholic bishops Conference of Sri Lanka yesterday urged the politicians to set aside their differences and come to an agreement on a President and a Prime Minister who can earn the trust of the people.

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lanka issued a statement saying that it is requesting all parliamentarians to set aside political differences and agendas and come to an agreement to appoint an interim president and prime minister who is honest and can win everyone’s trust,

Otherwise, the situation will worsen and people’s confidence in politicians will be lost, the Bishops said.

The announcement issued by the President of Sri Lanka Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Most Rev. Harold Anthony Perera, Bishop of Kurunegala, and General Secretary, Most Rev. J. D. Anthony, auxiliary bishop of Colombo, requests the political leaders to set a time frame to hold a general election for people to exercise their freedom and right to elect representatives who can take the country forward.

by Daily News Sri Lanka

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