The SJB also said if requested it was prepared to support the Government’s COVID-19 control efforts.SJB Puttalam District MP Hector Appuhamy, told the media that his party will support the government if given the opportunity to take part in COVID control efforts.
He also said given the seriousness of the situation it was time to convene an All Party Conference to discuss measures to control epidemic and provide necessary help to the affected.
“We have always said that we should convene an all-party conference and sit down together to find a solution to this problem.
The government did not take action to give it a chance. What the government should do now is to get rid of the current mentality and at a time when there is such a catastrophe all parties should work together to provide solutions”.
He sid the number of deaths and the number of reported cases are increasing daily and immediate solutions should be provided.
“If the Government is ready we are ready to help save the lives of the people,” he added.