The Secretary-General of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, Minister of State Dayasiri Jayasekara has stated that boasting of having money cannot solve the problem and that Sri Lanka is in a big crisis.
Sri Lanka today has a foreign exchange reserve of US $ 4 billion and we are in a deficit of US $, he said.
He says that whoever it is, they have to face this situation and the people should be told the truth.
He said that although the increase in fuel prices is a big issue, there is no other option at a time when the government is facing a major crisis.
He added that the increase in fuel prices was not to save anyone’s stomach. He made these comments to the media in Kurunegala.