Gazette issued extending state of emergency

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President Maithripala Sirisena today issued an extraordinary gazette extending the State of Emergency by another month.

In the gazette, the President said he was of the opinion that it is expedient to extend the state of emergency in the interest of the public security, the preservation of public order and maintenance of supplies and services essential to the life of the community.

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  • Warren Raed Tuesday, 23 July 2019 05:45 PM

    Bulshit. You are exercising your powers to prevent a possible coup for which you are afraid of.

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