The government that came to power promising to develop the country, like the butcher transporting meat in a lorry with a board ‘බුදුසරණයි’ (take refuge in the Buddha), is selling the resources in the country states National Bhikku Front.
During the past rulers have sold more than 80 state institutions that had been established for the benefit of the masses stated Bhikkus at the press conference held on the 11th.
The Executive Committee Member of the National Bhikku Front and Secretary of the Galle District branch of NBF Ven. Devalehinda Ajitha Thero speaking at the conference said in addition to the state institutions sold by the ealier rulers, present Maithri – Ranil joint administration is making attempts to sell state institutions and services. He emphasized that the joint government is privatizing education and health services.
He pointed out the country could crate scholars and intellectuals thanks to free education said Ven. Devalehinda Ajitha Thero and said the attempt to sell state institutions and services should be immediately stopped. He said Bhikkus in the country together with progressive masses would do everything to stop selling state resources.