Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne has observed that the National Anthem can be sung in the regional language. It can be Sinhala or Tamil depending on the language of the region. Spirit is important, language is secondary.
He made this observation at a meeting held to declare open Kalmunai Basic Hospital. Kalmunai Superintendant of Health Dr. Muraleeswaran presided. TNA Parliamentraian Pon.Selvarasa was also present.