Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Prime Minister assures security, requests countries to remove travel restrictions
Fri, May 24, 2019, 08:39 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today assured foreign envoys accredited to the nation that security has been strengthened in the country and urged to remove travel restrictions imposed after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people including 47 foreign nationals.

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe held a special discussion with ambassadors and high commissioners accredited to Sri Lanka at Temple Trees today (24).

During the meeting, the security forces presented the status of current state of security and the progress of the investigations on the Easter Sunday terrorist attack.

The security forces emphasized that the law will be strictly enforced on those who were trying to cause communal clashes on the pretext of the Easter Sunday attacks.

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe pointed out that daily life has returned to normal and the maximum security measures are in place. He urged the ambassadors and the High Commissioners to take steps in this backdrop to remove the travel restrictions imposed on Sri Lanka.

State Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardene, Secretary to the Prime Minister Saman Ekanayake, Foreign Affairs Ministry Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha and DIG Ajith Rohana were also present.


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
'Opposition's blessing for special PSC for National Religious Reconciliation is a victory for the future generation' - Speaker
-- [54 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka takes center stage at the Amsteluxe Luxury Travel Show in Amsterdam
-- [1 hour and 57 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka's first satellite 'Raavana 1' launched into orbit
-- [2 hours ago]
STF arrests 51 with drugs at Facebook party in Balangoda
-- [9 hours ago]
Mihintale SLPP Local council member arrested for assaulting six people
-- [9 hours ago]
National program of establishing 5000 Export Zone Villages to begin today
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka urges to place nuclear terrorism high on global agenda at GICNT
Sri Lanka EDB organizes Technical exposure and capacity building program for food & beverage entrepreneurs in Thailand
Sri Lanka sees manufacturing activities recover in May 2019, services sector continues to deteriorate
No plans to halt Battle of Solar Power project - Ministry

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.