President’s security officers obstruct journalist in Kandy


President Maitripala Sirisena says that an extensive national development programme will be launched strengthening reconciliation among all religions.

The President made the statement yesterday while expressing his views to media after calling on the new  Asgiri Chapter Chief Incumbent Most Venerable Varakaagoda Gnaanasaara Thera.

Meanwhile journalists who were attending the occassion for media coverage had encountered obstructions from the Presidential Security Division.

When a confrontation began between journalists and the security division officials, the President intervened.