The President’s Media Unit stated in a communiqué today that the commotion in front of the Presidential Secretariat yesterday was premeditated to inconvenience the government.
The government has already taken action to solve the disabled war hero’s problems and the yesterday’s conspiracy attempted to make a division between the government and the war heroes.
The government intends that the disabled war heroes were ignorant of the elements operating behind them amid steps had been taken to solve their problem.
Therefore the government assumes that an anti government group used disabled war heroes as cat’s paw.
The President in his capacity as the subject minister had submitted a Cabinet paper seeking approval for their demand 4 months ago.
Later the Treasury decision with regard to the matter had also been informed to the Ministry of Defence at the time of the commotion yesterday.
The communiqué further stated that certain monks attached to several anti government organizations and their supporters backed this commotion intending to fulfil narrow political needs.
The government communiqué further stated that police had to control the unruly protestors’ attempt to enter the Presidential secretariat forcefully as a group of foreign representatives were engaged in a discussion inside the secretariat at that time.