Gratitude for SC’s decision – Speaker
Speaker of House Karu Jayasuriya says the country’s public can be grateful at the decision by the Supreme Court over an important and crucial decision.
Issuing a statement the Speaker said public representatives elected by the vote of the public now have to decide on the validity of the government.
Speaker Jayasuriya requested the people to act on the fundamentals of the judiciary and Parliament.
Meanwhile President Maithripala Sirisena has issued directives to the heads of the security forces to ensure that security within the country is ensured at all times.
The President’s Media Division said the advise was issued when the Security Council convened last night.
Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara has instructed all police officers to take necessary precautions to ensure law and order is always maintained.