Army vigilant regarding those damaging the countrys image

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 - 19:24



Chief of Defense Staff General Jagath Jayasuriya states that security forces are vigilant regarding individuals and civil organizations that are trying to tarnish the image of the country.


Speaking at a press conference held in Colombo today General Jayasuriya stated that various groups are trying to create issues within the country targeting the CHOGM summit and the arrival of the UN Human Rights Commissioner.




The UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay is scheduled to arrive in the island on the 5th of next month.


General Jayasuriya responded in the following manner to a question raised by a journalist whether the commissioner will be informed about how the humanitarian mission was carried out.