Government has planned to establish a Joint Operation Center to prevent the drug trafficking in Sri Lanka, said the Minister of Law, Order, and Southern Development Sagala Rathnayake. He added that steps were taken to update the prevention of drug trafficking through sea, air, and other alternative accesses.
President Maithripala Sirisena described Fidel Castro as a great revolutionary leader who set an unparalleled example for true commitment and leadership to the world. “There are no Castros, Marx or Lenins in the world and there are only Batistas and Tzars. Hence, the people themselves will have to fight for their aspirations and rights,” he said.
“The world today is not governed by monarchy, but it has a true democratic system. Therefore, the politicians who take the leadership in this context should always have the qualities of democracy”, said President Maithripala Sirisena.