Home / News/ President reviews progress on resolving junior police officers’ issues

President reviews progress on resolving junior police officers’ issues


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Tuesday, 9 April 2019 00:47

Facebook

President Maithripala Sirisena held a discussion with senior police officers yesterday at the President’s Office to discuss the progress of the implementation process of the proposals to solve the issues pertaining to junior level personnel of the Police department.

These proposals were drafted on the instructions of the President to ensure a satisfied and contended police service that could attend to the public well. The proposals include the steps for the welfare of policemen and policewomen.

President Sirisena inquired into the progress and the proposed future activities for the implementation of those proposals. He instructed the senior officers to take steps to increase health facilities, allowances of the police personnel and emphasized the need for regular medical checks and steps to ensure a healthy police force.

Measures measure required to improve facilities at Police Hospital at Narahenpita were also discussed at the meeting. The President instructed to purchase the vacant land belonged to the Urban Development Authority for expansion of the hospital. He also advised to amend the National environmental Regulations to give the police power to take legal action to implement the ban on polythene.

Officials briefed the President about the results of surveys conducted by the police on the arrests of addicts of narcotic, heroin and other illicit drugs.

Secretary to the President Udaya Seneviratne and secretaries of several ministries, Police Chief Pujith Jayasundara and other senior officers were present at this discussion.

 


Share This Article

Facebook Twitter


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

Industry 4.0, disruptive technology and MAS Matrix: An example for way forward in Sri Lanka

Monday, 16 September 2019

Technology has always been disruptive. When a new technology is introduced, it changes the way the humankind lives, behaves, earns, interacts and communicates. Some 10,000 years ago, when agriculture and animal breeding were domesticated through the


Radically reinvented reality: Relevance to Sri Lanka

Monday, 16 September 2019

I am delighted to be involved in the National HR Conference 2019, the largest HR event in South Asia. This time it is on the theme ‘Radically Reinvented Reality’. We need to take another look at the way we act institutionally and nationally, in u


Boeing in MAX-imum trouble

Monday, 16 September 2019

Boeing, America’s mighty aircraft manufacturer, is in deep trouble. The controversy surrounding the best-selling 737 MAX has refused to go away. The Federal Aviation Administration, the US aviation regulator, has spent over 110,000 hours addressing


Gotabaya Rajapaksa at Viyathmaga: Vision with an authoritarian zeal!

Monday, 16 September 2019

Gotabaya Rajapaksa has unveiled his national strategy or vision as a presidential candidate with an authoritarian zeal. This is clear from his Viyathmaga speech. He should be commended however for his fairly clear expression of views and objectives.


Columnists More