Sri Lankan President Revoked High Security Zone Gazette Notification

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Sri Lankan President Revoked High Security Zone Gazette Notification
Sri Lankan President Revoked High Security Zone Gazette Notification

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe had yesterday (October 01) issued a new Extra ordinary Gazette notification to revoke the Extra Ordinary Gazette notification issued last week declaring around 16 places in Colombo city as high security zones. 

President Wickremesinghe had issued an Extraordinary Gazette Notification on 23rd of September declaring 16 places of significance including President’s House, President’s Secretariat. The Supreme Court complex, Prime Minister’s Official residence “Temple Trees”, Colombo Magistrate Court complex and Attorney General’s Department Building and their surrounding areas as High Security zones.

Many Individuals as well as Organizations had criticized this Gazette notification and many petitions had been filed in the Supreme Court against this move since last week.

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