Sri Lankan President To Discontinue The State Of Emergency

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Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe To Discontinue The State Of Emergency
Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe To Discontinue The State Of Emergency

The State of Emergency regulations currently in force in the Country will not  be extended after 18th of August the date the regulations are scheduled to expire according to the President Ranil Wickremesinghe.

“As the situation which caused the implementation of State of Emergency had returned to normalcy, I will not extend it and will let it lapse on 18th of August” President Wickremesinghe has stated during his speech at the 35th Annual Conference of the Organization Of Professional Association (OPA) held in Colombo yesterday (16th August).

President Wickremesinghe had imposed the State Of Emergency regulations last month due to the situation that occurred as a result of the Galle face protest.

A Diaspora office is also scheduled to be opened in Colombo to get the support of the International Diaspora community to engage in the development work of  the country he has stressed, Sri Lanka’s Government had lifted the ban imposed on six International Tamil organizations a few days ago.

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