The disturbing prevailing in certain parts of the country are completely under control and a peaceful environment has been established, President Maithripala Sirisena informed foreign ambassadors.
President Sirisena mentioned this at a meeting to brief the foreign envoys about the present condition of the country. Ambassadors and high commissioners and other diplomatic representintatives of foreign countries were present at this event held today(09).
President Sirisena mentioned that he has instructed the police and related sections to arrest and punish the parties that are responsible for creating such violent acts in certain places around Kandy district.
President Sirisena pointed out that such disturbing incidents were created by certain parties inside the country during the March and September when United Nations Human Rights Council sessions are held. Such incidents happened for the past several years.
President Sirisena assured that the government has taken maximum efforts to rebuild peace and reconciliation within the country for the past three years and these efforts will be continued in future too.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesighe, Minister of Foreign Affairs Tilak Marapana, Miniser of Public Administration and Law and Order Ranjith Madduma Bandara, Secretary to the Pesident, Austin Fernando, Secretary to the ministry of defense kapila waidyarathne, and other officials were present at this event.