Former President Maithripala Sirisena says the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks remain the most saddening event in his political career.
The Former President was responding to questions posed by journalists at the Sri Lanka Freedom Party’s Polonnaruwa District women’s and youth empowerment programme this morning.
Former President Sirisena said the Easter Sunday attacks is complex matter adding that it should be discussed at length.
He added around 20 cases are being heard before the Supreme Court pertaining to the Easter bombings including at district courts.
The Former President said he is of the position that justice should be served to all.
He added he holds great respect and love for the Catholic community and claimed that they should be granted justice.
The Former President commenting on the fertiliser issue said, when the government decided to suspend the import of chemical fertiliser, the government, including the President, were informed on several occasions of its future consequences.
He stressed that it must be accepted that farmers are now helpless and destitute.