* Asgiriya-Malwatta chief prelates request President to shut down the country for a week to contain COVID-19
Thu, Aug 19, 2021, 08:35 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Aug 19, Colombo: The Chief Prelates of Asgiriya and Malwatta chapters have sent a letter to the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa requesting him to close the country for a week to control the spread of the COVID-19.
They also commended the President and the Government on the vaccination program.
However, the Chief Prelates of Malwatta and Asgiriya point out that the entire country is facing a catastrophe due to the spread of the coronavirus.
Therefore, the Chief Prelates request the President to close the country at least for a week on the instructions and recommendations of the Health experts to save the lives of the people:
Following is the Chief Prelates’ to the President: