Govt to take action on behalf of women whose images are being tarnished: Def Secy

Amani Nilar | Published: 11:55 AM Apr 10 2021
Local Govt to take action on behalf of women whose images are being tarnished: Def Secy

The Secretary of the Ministry of Defence Major General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) pledged that the Government will initiate prompt remedial actions on behalf of women who are facing issues with regard to their image being tarnished on social media.

General Gunaratne expressed these remarks while addressing a felicitation ceremony of  female Sri Lankan professionals, at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute in Colombo yesterday (07).

He said this while recalling the inputs of other Sri Lankan woman in various fields, including the contribution made by the overseas workforce to the Sri Lankan economy through foreign remittance. 

“Their contribution further strengthens not only the economy, but also the national security and social security in the same vein”, he added.

He cited the ‘Abhimansala’, the War Hero Wellness Resort and the hardships sustained by the wives and mothers of disable war veterans said “The tolerance of such women was immense”. 

“I firmly believe that the admiration of the entire Nation is with the beloved mothers and wives of the veteran war heroes for enduring such misfortunes during the battle”, he added.

Amani Nilar | Published: 11:55 AM Apr 10 2021

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