“Support armed forces and Police to maintain the peace” – CDS Shavendra

“Support armed forces and Police to maintain the peace” – CDS Shavendra

“Support armed forces and Police to maintain the peace” – CDS Shavendra

Written by Zulfick Farzan

13 Jul, 2022 | 5:10 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka’s Chief of the Defence Staff General Shavendra Silva on Wednesday (13) said that Sri Lanka Police and the Three-Armed Forces have acted per the constitution of the country.

He said the Speaker had informed them that the President would be stepping down today, and discussions took place on measures that would be taken during the period from the President’s resignation to the appointment of a new President.

He said that the Commanders of the Three-Armed Forces and the Inspector General of Police requested the Speaker to call for a party leaders meeting, and reach political decisions until the new President is appointed, and inform them as well.

The Chief of the Defence Staff General Shavendra Silva urged the public to support the Police and the Armed Forces to maintain the peace.

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