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President prepared to lift emergency soon

Jun 9, 2011 12:01:49 PM - itnnews.lk

The Government’s target is to pass on the dividends of peace to the people. Accordingly it is prepared to totally lift the state of Emergency.


Addressing the weekly Cabinet news briefing today, Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said that the major problem the country faced was securing detention within terrorism. He believed it is drawing to an end. The Attorney Generals Department is speedily clearing the related documents. He said by now about 1500 had been released. This was the major problem faced by the Government. The Minister mentioned with responsibility that the Government’s view was that the emergency should be gradually lifted.