The JVP urged the public to raise their voice against the government over rights violations.
Speaking during a media briefing this morning, Chief Secretary Tilvin Silva urged the government to take necessary steps to provide essential items and services to the public instead of making misleading statements.
Silva said the government has proven its incapability’s in reducing prices of essential items, providing essential items, and providing fuel and power.
The Chief Secretary said the government has plunged the country into darkness while the public starves.
He called on the public to raise their voice and demand their rights be met.
Silva claimed both the government and the opposition are incapable of providing solutions to the prevalent issues.
He said everyone must come together to form a government capable of providing solutions.
Silva requested the government to not increase fuel prices and to provide fuel and electricity without any disruptions to the public.
Commenting on the Western Terminal of the Colombo Port, Tilvin Silva charged the government of losing options to earn foreign exchange.
Silva said the government is incapable of generating foreign exchange from existing sources adding the Colombo Port is one such option.
He said the government has halted the development of the Western Terminal and is instead developing the East Terminal for the benefit of a foreign national.
Silva said the country will lose a great source of foreign exchange if major shipping lines resort to using the East Terminal.
The Chief Secretary said the country has lost a manufacture economy and has moved to a debt economy due to hasty and arbitrary decisions.