The Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe states that Sri Lanka has now become an extraordinary country.
The Opposition Leader pointed out that the government has not taken any measure to uplift the economic condition of the rural community.
The Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe expressed these views at a public meeting which was held in Nuwara-Eliya yesterday.
Meanwhile, the United National Party states that the farmers have been largely inconvenienced due to the conditions imposed by the Paddy Purchase Board on farmers at the time of purchasing their paddy.
Participating at a media briefing which was held in Colombo yesterday, United National Party Parliamentarian P. Harison stated that the private sector is purchasing the harvest of the farmers at a very cheap price due to this programme followed by the government.