President Maithripala Sirisena says that during his tenure, he will take necessary steps to ensure that the Sri Lankan police service not only nationally but also internationally recognized service.
The Women Police Constables Passing Out Parade of the Sri Lanka Police College, Kalutara, was held under the patronage of President Sirisena, where he made these remarks addressing the gathering, today (08).
The President said that the Sri Lankan police service needs to be changed when compared to the police services of developed countries.
He pointed out that during the last few months after he took the Police Department under his purview, he implemented many internal reforms for the Police Department with the aim of achieving those targets.
The President also commended the great service rendered by the Sri Lanka Police in the field of public welfare services, not only limiting to ensure the maintenance of law and order in the country.
The President presented awards and certificates to the Women Police Constables who showed outstanding performances.
The IGP Pujita Jayasundara presented a memento to the President.
State Minister Ruwan Wijewardena, Deputy Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma, Rohitha Abeygunawardena, M.P., IGP, Senior DIG S.M. Wickremesinghe, Deputy Inspector General Sanjeewa Dharmaratne and many others participated in this event.