Sri Lanka, March 13 -- Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Leader Sajith Premadasa today urged the government to re-convene Parliament as soon as possible to discuss about the measures the country should take to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

He told a news conference that Parliament should be convened to discuss this matter which is fast reaching crisis levels.

Mr. Premadasa, who was also the former opposition leader said together with the SJB leadership, he was keen to meet President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and express support to whatever measures that need be taken at a time of national crisis.

"We are only prepared to talk about COVID -19 and not politics," he said. "The Government should have thought about the repercussions of the coron...