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* President makes a statement on fake news in social media
Fri, Apr 3, 2020, 12:09 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 03, Colombo: President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa says it has been observed that during the current state of emergency in the country, messages purported to be from him are being shared on various social media messaging platforms, such as WhatsApp, Viber, Facebook messenger etc.

President Rajapaksa says any announcement will be made only through his official web pages and social media.

“Beware of fake news & messages being circulated under my name via messenger platforms. Any announcement or message will be published only through official channels of Presidents Media Division & verified Facebook & Twitter accounts,” the President said in Twitter.


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