Colombo, Nov 23: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has issued a gazette notification, tasking the Armed Forces to maintain public order across the country and the territorial waters adjacent to the coastal districts.
The President has issued this special gazette notification in accordance with the powers vested in him by Section 12 of the Public Security Ordinance, Daily News reported.
The notification came into effect from midnight. The notification has come as celebrations for LTTE heroes day fall next week. (UNI)