State Minister Vidura Wickremenayake says there is a huge issue on the part of the government in relation to responsibility and accountability.
Commenting on the matter related to gas cylinder explosions in the country, State Minister Wickremenayake said first the subject minister must make a clear announcement pertaining to the incidents.
The State Minister noted that by making various statements alone will not resolve issues.
He said it is unacceptable that the matter is not being addressed and statements are being made to distract the public.
He said LP gas cylinders have become an integral part of the society and therefore the issues must be dealt with promptly.
He said the public is now fearful; of the recent phenomenon.
He said the government must take responsibility and take appropriate decisions. He said a similar issue happened in relation to fertilizer.
The State Minister requested the subject minister to make a clear statement on the matter and deal with the crisis.