UK to support setting up body to analyze terrorism threats 

UK to support setting up body to analyze terrorism threats 

Written by Staff Writer

03 May, 2019 | 7:17 pm

Colombo (News 1st): The British Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime, Ben Wallace said the UK could assist Sri Lanka to set up a central body similar to the Joint Terrorism Analyzing Centre to analyze intelligence reports.

In a meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena, he said the Joint Terrorism Analyzing Centre was set up to analyze all the intelligence reports from different investigating agencies to ensure every report is given due attention to avoid security lapses.

While praising the President for the steps taken including the current successful operations to manage the situation, he referred to the political leadership displayed by President Sirisena to eliminate terrorism.

The British Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime, Ben Wallace said the political leadership is extremely important to fight terrorism with international connections.

President Sirisena thanked Queen Elizabeth, Prime Minister Therese May and the government of the United Kingdom for the condolences and support extended at this time of difficulty.

He thanked the Minister for sending intelligence experts to assist Sri Lankan intelligent services.

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