Jesus Christ was one of the greatest teachers born in this world — Ranil


Jesus Christ, who transformed the death to a supreme sacrifice through life, is one of the greatest teachers born in this world. He, who committed to show the path of salvation to the mankind was crucified since being a challenge to the religious and political systems that prevailed at that time, Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe said in an Easter message.

"Lent is a season of penance, reflection and fasting which remembers the Suffering and Death of Jesus Christ and prepares the Christians for Christ’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday. They commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday", he said.

"We have many examples in the history of world that, truth, justice and fairness being defeated by the evil. Let us determine to secure the humanity without allowing cruelty on our journey towards a righteous and virtuous country", the premier noted in his message.

"I fervently wish a happy and peaceful Easter for Sri Lankan Christians!"

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