Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake has emphasized that since Armed Forces and Police have taken all necessary steps to ensure security arrangements for all schools, parents should now send their children to schools as their security has been prioritized.
In a special message he said that Armed Forces and the Police have been able to apprehend many culprits and bring them to justice after bringing those violent acts under control.
He said that during the past two days of Vesak, a security network was covering all Buddhist places of worship and all Vesak programmes ended successfully without any untoward incident or breach of peace whatsoever across the island as a result.
The Army Commander said all precautionary security measures for protection of all citizens and property of this country have been now put in place.
The Army Commander’s message said that a satisfactory level of attendance of employees at private and state sector has been reported in the recent few days as a result of intensified security arrangements in place, prompting day-today-life to reach full normalcy as seen in the past few weeks.
He has urged everyone in the country to cooperate with the armed forces to carry out their security duties effectively.