Minister of Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure Harin Fernando says the temporary ban on social media will be lifted on Friday. He was speaking at a press conference held in Colombo, today.
Meanwhile, some public representatives also spoke about the social media ban. Addressing a special media briefing held in Colombo today, Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka stated that social media networks should be made available to the general public. Hence, temporary ban should be removed. He added that the wrongdoers who misused social media networks should be brought to the book and punished in due course. The Minister pointed out that if current laws are not adequate they should be dealt with new laws.