EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

Written by Staff Writer

06 Jun, 2019 | 1:58 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) –

Your Thursday morning brief

  1. Former IGP Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando to appear before the Presidential Select Committee on 04/21 attacks today(June 06).
  2. Despite the government’s claims on compensations for the tourist industry, compensations remain inaccessible for the majority.
  3. Patrick M Shanahan, the acting secretary of defence of the United States discussed on co-operation in the Indo-Pacific region at Shangri La Dialogue.
  4. Cabinet approved strict laws against fake news that affects the co-existence among communities and national security.
  5. Maha Sangha of the three sects request the ministers who resigned from their offices to resume their duties and demand Sinhala, Muslim and other communities to live in peace and harmony.
  6. Leader of the National Freedom Front Wimal Weerawansa noted that 7000 acres have already been reserved in Trincomalee to construct a US base.
  7. Colombo University College Lanka to conduct a program on dengue using Sri Lankans as guinea pigs under the disguise of dengue eradication?
  8. The Police Terrorist Investigation Division stated that statements were recorded from 5 individuals with regard to the 3 Arabs who left the island the day after the 04/21 terror attacks.
  9. Issues following the Salawa blast not addressed even after 3 years.
  10. Shan Wijeyalal de Silva was sworn in as the new Governor of the Eastern Province before the President at the Presidential Secretariat.

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