President removes two institutions from Minister Sarath Weerasekara

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 10:02 AM Jul 31 2021
Local President removes two institutions from Minister Sarath Weerasekara

An extraordinary gazette notification was issued on Thursday (29), removing two departments under the Ministry of Public Security, which is under the purview of  Minister Sarath Weerasekara.

The two departments are now placed under the purview of the Ministry of Defence, under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Accordingly, only the Sri Lanka Police and National Police Academy will remain under the purview of the Ministry of Public Security, whilst the Civil Security Department and the Department of Multipurpose Development Task Force have been transferred to the Ministry of Defence.

 


Rebecca Pavey | Published: 10:02 AM Jul 31 2021

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