‘Agitation Site’ is in the wrong place – Defence Secretary

‘Agitation Site’ is in the wrong place – Defence Secretary

‘Agitation Site’ is in the wrong place – Defence Secretary

Written by Zulfick Farzan

26 Sep, 2022 | 2:54 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Sri Lanka's Defence Secretary General (Retd) G D H Kamal Gunaratne conceded that the 'Agitation Site' introduced by then-President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is in the wrong place.

"We have understood that the agitation site was declared in the wrong place. Many accomadation sites used by Foreign Envoys are located in this particular are as well. There is no issue for anyone to enter Galle Face Green for leisure," said the Defence Secretary.

He was speaking at a special media briefing organized in Colombo to elaborate on the declaration of High-Security Zones in Colombo, and the use of force against unlawful protests.

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