The All Ceylon Council of Muslim Non secular Students has expressed its concern over the appointment of Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero, Common Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena, to the submit of Chairman of the Presidential Job Drive on One Nation, One Legislation.
Issuing a press release they stated that this has created concern of persecution amongst Muslims.
“We’re shocked to be taught of the institution of the Presidential Job Drive on “One Nation, One Legislation”.
We’re conscious that this subject has been the primary focus in latest instances. In line with the Structure of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, all residents of the island have lived for hundreds of years and loved non secular freedom as “one nation, one group” following their very own non secular cultures and values.
In a rustic the place there are various non secular leaders who respect totally different religions, we’re involved and disgruntled in regards to the appointment of a controversial individual to this extremely accountable submit, who has been insulting the faith and hurting the sentiments of Muslims.
This has created concern among the many Muslims that they are going to be persecuted in varied methods. This appointment is a matter of disrespect to our nation on the worldwide degree.
We pray to Allah that peace, unity, good well being and prosperity will prevail in our motherland and folks and that each one will stay in concord. ”