President Maithripala Sirisena today asked the people of the country to reach out to the people affected by the conflict and share the Christmas spirit of giving and taking care of others.
In his message for the Christmas, the President states that the philosophy of Jesus is both eternal and universal.
He said. “Irrespective of one’s faith, all have a sense of duty to ourselves and to one another to make a difference in the world that is genuine and lasting”.
Christmas symbolizes the birth of Jesus Christ who assumed a powerful voice, teaching us lessons of kindness and charity that have lasted for more than 2000 years.