Emergency removed from Sri Lanka, communal violence took place on 6th March, Emergency announcement
Sri Lankan President Maitripala Sirisena has signed a gazette notification to remove the imposed emergency in the country. The emergency was announced on March 6 after the communal violence in Kandy city of Sri Lanka. Sirisena Secretary Austin Fernando told Xinhua that the President signed this notification after returning from India and Japan tour. Sirisena tweeted, "I have guessed the situation of public security and ordered to remove the emergency from tomorrow (Saturday). After the completion of the 30 years between the Government and Tamil Tiger rebels in the country in 2009, For the first time, the emergency was imposed.
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