Update : Video: President says it is the current government that built religious harmony
President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that it is the current government which created the opportunity for persons of all beliefs including Buddhists to follow their religion freely by enhancing religious harmony.
The President stated that it is comical that those who were silent when hundreds were killed in the past are now talking about religious harmony.
President Rajapaksa expressed these views at the commencement of the programme to provide support for the development of piriven.
Update : Saturday, 22 March 2014 - 9:33 ---------------------------------- President inaugurates the first prison school
President Mahinda Rajapakse states that certain parties that established gallows in front of the Temple of the Tooth Relic to insult the Tooth Relic, are now questioning the religious harmony of the country.
Elaborating further President Rajapakse stated that those who are talking about Human Rights are those who gave orders in the past to execute all those who were above 16 years.
President Mahinda Rajapakse expressed these views while taking part in the ceremony to declare open the first Prison School built in the Wataraka open prison.
Parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva also accompanied the president for the inauguration of the Prison School.