Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva says that the commanders of the three armed forces are committed to strengthen the safety of all members of the armed forces. He vehemently rejected the some media reports those published recently saying the soldiers of the armed forces have been deployed for various duties island-wide under very low facilities. The government has given the maximum facilities for the welfare of the members of the armed forces. The Army Commander further said that safety of the Navy personnel has been confirmed and there is no possibility of spreading the virus through them. Therefore, people should not have any fear or suspicion regarding that matter.
The army has focused special attention to control drug menace.
The army has focused special attention to control drug menace. The Army commander says there is a tendency of increasing in the use of drugs and illicit liquor in the country in the wave of spreading corona virus. Therefore, the Army has deployed special units to trace drug dealers and users.