Special committee appointed in search of the missing - President says

Saturday, 20 May 2017 - 19:15

President Maithreepala Sirisena says that if information comes to light on those reported missing been held captive, the government is prepared to look into the matter.

The president stated this addressing a function held in Sampur today.

President also stated that considering the reports published by the commissions previously, a special committee will be appointed in order to locate the missing.

President further noted that extremists, who conspire to mislead the public, should be defeated, and the value of peace and freedom which has been achieved should be realized by all.

The Sampur district hospital, which was constructed for the benefit of the area residents, of Sampur was declared open by the president today.

The cost of the construction was 56 million rupees.

The new bridge constructed across the lagoon, to visit the Lanka Patuna temple and the new Sampur cultural centre was also declared open by the president.

The President’s media unit noted that the president invoked blessings from the Kannagi Kovil during his visit.

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