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Sri Lanka may not renew emergency: President

May 27, 2019 13:34 PM GMT+0530 | 1 Comment(s)

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's security forces had made rapid progress in restoring security after Easter Sunday blasts and emergency law may not be renewed again, President Maithripala Sirisena had told foreign ambassador is Colombo.

President Sirisena had requested foreign envoys to lift travel advisories, as the security situation was now much better.

Security and intelligence services had scored major successes against the terror threat and the security situation was now almost 99 percent assured, he had said.

There may not be a requirement to further extend emergency law, President had said.

Foreign envoys had assured that they will assist in relaxing travel warnings.

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President Sirisena had thanked foreign countries for intelligence and other assistance provided following the Easter Sunday blasts.

India, Sri Lanka's top source of foreign tourists is believed to have given prior warnings about attacks to be carried out against churches. (Colombo/May27/2019)


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  1. Nana May 27, 02:27 AM

    We can live with Emergency laws. No need to relax it yet. At least another 1 year should be continued. No link with tourism and Emergency law..

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