President Gotabaya Rajapaksa met with a wide spectrum of artists to discuss problems faced by them due to the COVID-19 outbreak and said the Government would extend its fullest assistance to protect artistes integrating them into the local economic environment without awaiting  for the pandemic to end.

A number of movie directors, actors, singers, lyricists, state media heads were among those who  attended the meeting.

Here are some pf the artists who met with the President at the Presidential Secretariat on Wednesday.

Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa joined the President for the meeting