The President who is on an official visit to Malaysia engaged in religious rituals at the Brickfield Buddhist Temple today. He made this comment during a cordial discussion with the Chief Sanghanayaka of the temple, Kirinde Dhammarathana Thera.
These sites had stated that the current government is trying to divide the country and weaken the military and said that these are mere lies.
However the President said in spite of many obstacle the government is steadfast in their drive to take the country forward through its development drive.
President Maithripala Sirisena expressing his views regarding a few who held a protest against his visit said it was the desire of some small groups to magnify these minor incidents with the aim of gathering dollars.