Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 12 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka police to change uniforms this year
Sat, Jul 2, 2011, 09:43 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka police sources say the uniform of the police officers will be changed within this year.

The proposal to change the police uniform was mooted by the former Inspector General of Police Mahinda Balasuriya who retired last month.

However, the police say there will be no drastic change in the uniforms unlike the last uniform change that took place in 1976 when police got rid of the shorts given for the constables.

Sri Lanka police have planned to change its appearance of a combat force to a civilian service as the armed conflict in the country has ended.

Meanwhile, the new Inspector General of Police N.K. Illangakoon will assume duties in his new post as the IGP on July 04.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka announces new electricity rates
-- [6 minutes ago]
Minister denies receiving resignation letter from Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to UK
-- [25 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka to mark World Children's Day tomorrow
-- [1 hour and 15 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan President orders the release of 76 Indian fishermen
-- [1 hour and 35 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Customs arrests two with illegal gold stock
-- [1 hour and 55 minutes ago]
British diplomat in Sri Lanka describes surveillance on her during visit to East
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 16 fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Central Bank approves 8 more proposals for consolidation of financial institutions
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka inflation unchanged at 3.5 percent in September 2014
-- [3 hours ago]
Tamil party urges public in north to submit evidence to UN investigation team - report

Copyright © 2000, 2010 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.