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Media Release issued by the Army Headquarters

admin/ May 21, 2019/

CIR Msg.No.129 FA/PC/05/10 Media Release issued by the Army Headquarters on circulation of video clips and Photos of a person dressed in uniform similar to that of Army.

Special Statement by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on 13th May 2019

admin/ May 15, 2019/

Special Statement by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on 13th May 2019 Global terrorism struck Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in an inhuman manner. Investigations by our security forces are progressing rapidly and successfully. We have been able to apprehend most of the perpetrators. Our security forces managed to bring the situation under control. However, if communal conflicts threaten to disturb

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NTJ and JMI to be banned in Sri Lanka

admin/ April 29, 2019/

Saturday April 27th, 2019 National ThawheedJammath (NTJ) and jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI) to be banned in Sri Lanka President MaithripalaSirisena, in terms of powers vested in him as the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka under Emergency Regulations No. 01 of 2019, has taken steps to ban the organizations National ThawheedJammath (NTJ) and JamatheiMillathuIbraheem (JMI) in Sri

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Statement from Sri Lanka Tourism (SLTPB & SLTDA)

admin/ April 26, 2019/

Thursday, 23th April 2019 Media Release Statement from Sri Lanka Tourism (SLTPB & SLTDA) Following the acts of terror that took place on Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) and Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) have continued to engage with high-level government officials and tourism stakeholders in order to assess the current situation and have taken necessary

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Security Council Press Statement

admin/ April 24, 2019/

Security Council Press Statement on Series of Terrorist Attacks across Sri Lanka The following Security Council condemned In the strongest terms the series of heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks that took place at St.Anthony hotels In Colombo. As well as three explosions across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, 21 April 2019, which resulted in nearly 300 killed and hundreds more

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Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau

admin/ April 24, 2019/

Notice from Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau  Sri Lanka Tourism is deeply shocked and saddened by the Easter attacks that too place on Sunday in Sri Lanka. Our deepest sympathies and condolences to all the victims and their families, and we wish a speedy recovery to those injured. In the immediate aftermath of the explosions we deployed our trained emergency

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President  chairs emergency meeting of National Security Council

admin/ April 23, 2019/

President   chairs emergency meeting of National Security Council Ayoob khan Monday April 22nd, 2019 Anti-terrorism clauses to be effective from midnight today  Tomorrow, National Day of Mourning President Maithripala Sirisena presided over an emergency meeting of National Security Council today (April 22) and following decisions were taken at the meeting. The government has decided to Gazette the anti-terrorism legal clauses

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Statement by the President of Sri Lanka

admin/ April 22, 2019/

Secretary / Foreign Affairs Cir.No.78 PMDNews(SJ)Sunday April 21st,2019 President Maithripla Sirisena expressed his, Shock, deep pain and dismay over the brutal attacks on places of religious worship and other civilian establishments. He said that that he has instructed all law enforcement agencies and defence services to take every possible step to maintain law and order and conduct speed investigations in

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sri Lanka- MEDIA RELEASE

admin/ April 22, 2019/

Circular No : 82 / Media Release MEDIA RELEASE Following the explosions that took place in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa, earlier today, the number of foreign nationals who have been identified as deceased at the National Hospital in Colombo stands at eleven. The fatalities are: three (03) from India, one (01) from Portugal, two (02) from Turkey, three (03) from

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