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President invites the nation not to fall prey to the turmoil of the country

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor May 13, 2019 20:23

President invites the nation not to fall prey to the turmoil of the country

President Maithripala Sirisena has invited the nation not to fall prey to the turmoil of the country. The President made this appeal at a gathering of Galle District political and defence sector chiefs.
The President had a discussion with the Galle District political leadership, state officials and defence sector representatives. The meeting was held at the Galle Dakshinapaya building. This series of gathering was organised to raise awareness on the support that should be extended by the regional political leadership and state officials to the defence sectors with respect to the initiatives taken to consolidate national security in the country. The Eastern Provincial and Central Provincial gatherings were held recently. Views and proposals from them on behalf of the security programme were discussed at length on the occasion. The President said that they can be satisfied on the present security situation. He said that they should not be deceived by statements that misled the people. The President called on all of them to support in maintaining normal civilian life.
The President said that more attention should be drawn to social media that publishes rumours and false reports that mislead the public and does serious harms to the security of the country. He said that the social media deceives the people. Such things deceive the people and causes fear in them. The President mentioned that he is satisfied with the security situation prevailing in the country.
In the meantime another meeting was held at the Kalutara District auditorium. It was attended by political representatives, state officials and defence sector representatives.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor May 13, 2019 20:23