Army Commander Requests All Parents To Send Their Children To Schools Without Fear As National Security Has Been Assured

Army Commander Lt. General Mahesh Senanayake requested all parents to send their children to schools without fear as the security of the coutry has been assured.

"Since armed Forces and the Police on priority basis have taken all necessary steps to ensure security arrangements for all schools, parents should now send their children to schools without irrational fear," he said.

In a special statement, the Army Commander said the Army had been able to arrest many people who were involved in acts of violence in sevveral parts of the country earlier last week.

"During the past two days of Vesak, a security network was in effect covering all Buddhist places of worship and all Vesak programmes ended successfully without any untoward incident or breach of peace whatsoever across the island," he added.

The Army Commander also said that the employees of public and private sector institutions had reported to work without any problem and the country has returned to normalcy due to the continued efforts of security forces. .

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