Monday, August 15, 2022
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ප්‍රධාන නගර කිහිපයක පසුගිය කාල සීමාවේදී අත්හදා බැලීමක් ලෙස සිදුකළ මංතීරු නිතිය හෙට (27) සිට යලි ක්‍රියාත්මක කිරීමට පොලිස් මුලස්ථානය තීරණය කල බව පොලිස් මාධ්‍ය ප්‍රකාශක පොලිස් අධිකාරී රුවන් ගුණසේකර සදහන් කර සිටිනවා.

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is reported to have informed the diplomatic community in Sri Lanka yesterday that the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act would be amended to increase the age of marriage to 18 for Muslim women in a move aimed at unifying the personal laws as far as possible.

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday stressed the importance of having a public school system which is not based on religions or races.

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President Maithripala Sirisena will summon a monthly meeting to review national security while obtaining the ideas and suggestions of all the parties.

This decision was taken at the very first meeting of the Committee held at the Presidential Secretariat on Friday (24) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.

Furthermore, the president said that this meeting is open to ideas if there are any shortcomings and weaknesses of national security.

He added that this committee is open to present ideas, proposals, issues, and allegations, a press release from the Presidential Secretariat said.

All the representatives who attended the meeting expressed their gratitude to President Sirisena for taking steps to mitigate the situation arose in the country recently, with in a short period of time.

They also expressed their appreciation to the President for summoning this kind of series of dialogues, creating a platform to present the ideas, suggestions as well as allegations of all parties, and further stated that it is a timely step.

Expressing his views the President said even though the terrorist activities were ended in Sri Lanka, it is utmost important to be continuously vigilant regarding the national security of the country, when considering the experiences faced by other countries in the world regarding this terrorist organization.

The President emphasized that the assistance of all parties are required in strengthening the national security of the country when considering these international conditions.

Speaking on the occasion Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said that he had the opportunity to hold discussions with foreign ambassadors in the past few days and said that they are satisfied with the present security situation of the country.

Accordingly, the Speaker said that they will take steps to swiftly remove the travel restrictions imposed by some countries for tourists visiting the country and that the tourist industry would be restored within a short period of time.

The Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa, addressing the gathering, stressed the importance of unity among all irrespective of political differences when working towards ensuring the national security of the country.

The Chairman of United National Party Kabir Hashim pointed out the importance of controlling the media and the social media regarding this incident.

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Five suspects who had allegedly maintained connections with the National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ) and its leader Zahran Hashim were arrested in Horowpathana today, police said.

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Parliament yesterday approved a motion to set up a select committee to look into Easter Sunday attacks and to determine whether any MP or a Minister had any association with the terror group which carried out the attack.

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ජ්‍යෙෂ්ඨ පොලිස් අධිකාරීවරයෙකු ඇතුළු පොලිස් අධිකාරීවරුන් පස් දෙනෙකුට වහාම ක්‍රියාත්මකවන පරිදි ස්ථානමාරුවීම් ලබාදී ඇති බව වාර්තා වේ . ජාතික පොලිස් කොමිසමේ අනුමැතිය යටතේ මෙම මාරුවීම් ලබාදී ඇත.

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රාජ්‍ය හෝ පුද්ගලික ආයතනවල අරාබි භාෂාවෙන් දැන්වීම් ප්‍රදර්ශනය කර ඇත්නම් ඒවා ඉවත් කරන ලෙස චක්‍රලේඛයක් නිකුත් කරන බව රාජ්‍ය පරිපාලන හා ස්වදේශ කටයුතු අමාත්‍ය වජිර අබේවර්ධන මහතා පවසයි.

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The Government is to revise the 2019 Budget, given the Easter Sunday setback and other external and internal challenges.

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The members of Sri Lanka Musicians Association met President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (24 May).

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Heads of all schools were yesterday informed by the Education Ministry to abide by the Gazette notification issued under the emergency regulations which prohibited dress and helmets preventing the identification of persons.

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හදිසි නීතිය තවත් මසකින් දීර්ඝ කිරීමට අදාළ අතිවිශේෂ ගැසට් නිවේදනය නිකුත් කර තිබෙනවා.

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The extension of State of Emergency has been passed in the Parliament by 14 majority votes.

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ඉන්දීය මහ මැතිවරණයෙන් ඓතිහාසික ජයක් ලබාගත් භාරතීය ජනතා පක්ෂයේ නායක අගමැති නරේන්ද්‍ර මෝදි ට අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය රනිල් වික්‍රමසිංහ සුබ පැතුම් එක් කළ බව අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය කාර්යාලය සඳහන් කරයි.

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President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered not to close roads for VIP movements.

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The Government should take prompt steps to pass laws in order to control terrorism and its socio-economic background, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said yesterday.

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ත්‍රිවිධ හමුදාවේ සියළු නිලධාරීන්ට හා අනෙකුත් නිලයන් හට ගෙවනු ලබන සලාක දීමනාව ඇතුළු අනෙකුත් දීමනා වැඩි කෙරේ. මෙම දීමනාවල බොහොමයක් පසුගිය වසර 20 ක කාලයක් තිස්සේ කිසිදු වැඩිවීමක් කර නොමැත.

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සිර දඬුවම් විඳිමින් සිටි බොදුබල සේනා සංවිධානයේ මහලේකම් පූජ්‍ය ගලගොඩඅත්තේ ඥානසාර හිමිට ජනාධිපතිපති පොදු සමාව යටතේ නිදහස ලබාදීමේ ලිපියට මීට සුළු මොහොතකට පෙර ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන මහතා අත්සන් කර ඇතැයි වාර්තා වේ.