Despite the obstructionist tactics of political busybodies, most Sinhala-Buddhists and Muslims want peaceful co-existence on the lines of the past when harmony was the keynote.
Religious faith is personal. Culture unites different religious faiths and this must be upheld, always, says Zaithoon bin Ahamed
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The Sri Lankan opposition finds the proposed Colombo-Trincomalee Economic Corridor and SOFA, besides the ACSA extended in 2017, to be against the country's interests.
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Islam is a tolerant religion and Wahhabism seeks to terrorise. Islam does not compel others to embrace it. Wahhabism destroys all those opposed to it. Islam seeks to live a good life and Wahhabism seeks to restrict it.
Rajapaksa also said that by resigning en-masse, the Muslim Ministers had further communalized the issue and increased the rift between the Muslims and other communities.
"In discussions between the Prime Minister Modi and me, the main focus was on strengthening economic and commercial bilateral relations between the two countries," Sirisena said.
The blasts have significantly widened the gulf between the Sinhala Buddhist majority and the minority Muslims in Sri Lanka.
Aung San Suu Kyi commands enormous support in the political realm. But there is also a widespread nationalist perception that her Western liberal outlook privileges minority rights and diversity over the protection of Buddhism.