Acting defence minister Ruwan Wijewardena said maximum powers under the emergency regulations are given to security forces to eliminate terrorism and radical fundamentalism from the country. The minister also said it is his responsibility to provide maximum protection to the country and the general public. The investigations onto the terrorist activities are continuing in a successful manner. These investigations are conducted without any political interference. The minister also said media freedom is not hampered due to the present situation. The minister also requests the media organization to publish their reports in a responsible manner at this juncture.
Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara also expressed his views about the ongoing investigations of Easter Sunday Bomb Attacks.