Posted on 07.10.2019 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
A special unit has been set up under the Ministry of Defense to identify potential threats from international terrorist organizations and religious extremists.
Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi has been appointed as the head of the unit which is administered by the President.
Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi has said that about 100 specially trained soldiers will be recruited from the three military, aviation and naval sectors. The gazette notification with authorities and powers attached to this unit is due to be issued shortly