President refuses extension for PM’s ranking bodyguard View(s):President Maithripala Sirisena has said there will be no extensions of service to police officers who retire. President Sirisena, under whom the Police Department now functions, has said he had decided as a matter of policy not to grant extensions. The latter was earlier in charge of the Presidential Security Division (PSD), both under then President Mahinda Rajapaksa and thereafter President Sirisena. UN anti-torture team to visit Sri LankaThe United Nations Sub Committee on Prevention of Torture will visit Sri Lanka next month to conduct a study. He added that the grafitti on the mirror wall proved that Sri Lanka had a flourishing domestic tourism industry as far back as 1,500 years ago.
Source: Sunday Times March 09, 2019 19:05 UTC