Wednesday, May 27, 2009

State of emergency to continue in Sri Lanka after civil war

COLOMBO, May 26 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lankan government said Tuesday that the Prevention of Terrorism Act and State of Emergency will be continued in the island for some time despite the conclusion of civil war.

Nimal Siripala de Silva, majority leader of the House told parliament that though terrorism has been completely wiped out, terrorist activists are still at large prowling every corner of the country. Full text