Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa says Sri Lanka needs to strengthen religious unity.
Speaking while attending the opening of the renovated Church of Divine Love in Urubokka, Rajapaksa said that Sri Lanka does not just require national unity but also religious unity.
He said he hopes Sri Lanka will be able to set an example to the world on unity among all communities.
The former President said that his party stands for unity among religions and all communities.
Rajapaksa also noted that religious unity among communities can be seen in local villages.
He noted that no matter what religion one belongs to people in the village support communities of other religions. (Colombo Gazette)