Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa has questioned the purpose of a government that is unable to control prices of essential items such as LP-gas, cement, milk powder and wheat flour.
Speaking during an event today, MP Premadasa said the present administration has proved without a doubt its inability to build the country and manage the economy.
The Parliamentarian said the government must resign and handover the government to a capable group.
He said he along with the Samagi Jana Balawegaya is ready to bring about prosperity.
Furthermore, MP Premadasa said all essential commodities including LP-gas, cement and milk powder have increased drastically. He said citizens are struggling to get by.
The Opposition Leader attributed the present administration’s poor economic management skills for the prevailing economic crisis.
He said the government is responsible through the Constitution to protect livelihoods.
MP Premadasa added it is evident that the public are further burdened through the increase in prices of essential items and the rising cost of living.