Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena says the present government is prepared to listen to the voices of democratic protesters.
Speaking in Parliament this morning, Prime Minister Gunawardena said the government is functioning in a democratic manner and they are willing to work with protesters to solve their issues.
The Prime Minister noted that while they are keen to work with peaceful protesters, they reject violence and hostility.
He said Sri Lanka will be facing challenging times ahead and that he is confident Parliament can provide the solutions.
The Premier noted that resorting to violence or threatening to attack Parliament is unacceptable.
Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena stressed that they will not disregard the issues faced by the youth and the public in general.
The Prime Minister also requested the youth, experts and professionals to work with the government to overcome the existing challenges.
He said Sri Lanka managed to overcome the COVID-19 crisis successfully and now taking steps to solve the on-going financial crisis.
Prime Minister Gunawardena noted that they are also seeking the support of friendly nations and international partners.
The Premier said certain political reforms are necessary and the government is committed to introducing the executive committee system in Parliament.
Prime Minister Gunawardena is of the view that with the support of all factions, Sri Lanka can overcome the financial crisis which has affected the entire country.