Rs.5,000 not enough for COVID-19 affected in Colombo: Opp. Leader

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa requested the government to provide increased financial aid for the COVID-19 affected in Colombo saying an allowance Rs.5,000 was not enough.

He said the government should immediately intervene to supply food and increased financial aid to the COVID-19 affected in Colombo municipality areas.

“The citizens protest on the roads demanding food and enough money to purchase food. These protests are not politically motivated. The government shouldn’t leave any room for the people to protest,” he said.