President attends consultative committee on Defense

President attends consultative committee on Defense

President attends consultative committee on Defense

Written by Amani Nilar

08 Dec, 2021 | 11:00 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Ministerial Consultative Committee on Defense of the Parliament met under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Parliamentary Complex on Tuesday (07).

The President, who arrived at the Parliament as the Chairman of the Committee, was received by the Leader of the House, Minister Dinesh Gunawardena and Chief Government Whip, Minister Johnston Fernando.

Several issued including the National Security of the country, law and order, current issues that have received the attention of the security forces and a number of proposals put forward by ministers including Minister Chamal Rajapaksa, State Ministers and other Members of the Parliament were discussed at the meeting as well.

Secretary-General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake, Secretary of the Defence Ministry General Kamal Gunaratne, Commanders of the three armed forces, the Inspector General of Police and officials of institutions under the Ministry of Defense were also present at the relevant meeting.

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