(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe conveyed his wishes to Hindu devotees celebrating Deepavali, which falls tomorrow.(18)
In a statement the Premier said, ‘May this be the opportunity to restore lives, rebuild relationships and pave the way for harmony and healing’.
‘The true meaning of Deepavali is found in overcoming lies with the truth, hatred with love, evil with goodness and defeat with victory’, he said.
‘May this Deepavali be the occasion to light a thousand lamps in our hearts and to drive away the darkness of hate’.