Prez tells Defence Secretary, IGP to resign

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President Maithripala Sirisena is reported to have informed Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and IGP Pujith Jayasundara to resign from their offices, sources said.

They said the President has conveyed this to the two officials this morning.

It was also reported that the Defence Secretary has met with the President a short while ago at the presidential secretariat.

 

  Comments - 10

  • p.p.seneviratne Wednesday, 24 April 2019 03:53 PM

    I like our president's timely action. We need leaders like him here.

    JANAK AHMEER Wednesday, 24 April 2019 03:54 PM

    PRESIDENT YOU TOO MUST RESIGNED

    Gamarala Wednesday, 24 April 2019 05:21 PM

    If you cant sack yourself, at least sack them.

    Harsha Caldera Wednesday, 24 April 2019 05:22 PM

    Should immediatly appoint able person like Gen. Daya Ratnayaka as Secretary Defence to handle the volatile situation.

    Mohan Siribaddana Wednesday, 24 April 2019 05:47 PM

    Is this a timely action ? Without pointing the finger at others he and PM should resign.

    Anthony A Wednesday, 24 April 2019 05:54 PM

    When will you resign. You are the one responsible for this situation. You are over the defence secretary, you are the one destabilized country last October with your moronic actions. Please, please resign. You are not a president, you are a joker.

    Roshanaly Thursday, 25 April 2019 10:15 AM

    When will you handover the Law and Order to SF, are you worried that the truth will come out if you give to him.

    Felix Thursday, 25 April 2019 11:42 AM

    Remember he said if RW is appointed as PM again he would resign within 5 minutes. Months have gone by and may be his 5 minutes is 5 years. What a joker.

    Riz Thursday, 25 April 2019 11:58 AM

    Dear IGP Don't give in. Don't fall into traps

    Riz Thursday, 25 April 2019 12:39 PM

    Dear IGP Don't give in. Don't fall into traps


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