Prime Minister to make a special statement on the explosives discovered from the North
Thursday, 31 March 2016 - 13:36
President Maithripala Sirisena says that he was able to cut the expenditure of the Presidential Secretariat by 60% during his one year tenure in office.
He stated this at a ceremony, to open a new building for the Finance Ministry this morning.
Addressing the ceremony, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said he would make a special statement in parliament next week with regard to the discovery of a cache of explosives including a suicide jacket from the Chavakachcheri area.
He also said investigations to the incident are currently underway and, the recovered explosives will be produced before Court today.