Sri Lanka protests : 7 points Statement from Ministry of Defence

Sri Lanka protests 7 points Statement from Ministry of Defence- BPN TODAY

Ministry of Defence in a statement says said that there have been reports of protesters behaving in a provocative and threatening manner without any regard for the prevailing law and order in the country.

Considering the status quo, a State of Emergency has been declared from midnight on May 6, 2022 in accordance with Constitutional powers vested in the President, in terms of Article 2 of the Public Security Ordinance and as per the powers vested in the President of the country to maintain public peace, securing the lives of the people and ensuring social stability and to establish the constitutional institutions established in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution.

Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Public Security urged the public to to act as responsible citizens with the utmost intelligence and patience during this difficult period to maintain law and order in the country and support the Armed Forces and the Police Department who are committed to the safety of all in such emergencies.

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-Newswire

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