Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday met the former defence chiefs led by former defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa to discuss the prevailing security situation in the country.
“I met with the former defense chiefs to discuss the current situation that has arisen with the national security. Requested them to provide me with a report with measures that can be taken both short term and long term with regards to the current situation the country faces,” former President Rajapaksa tweeted.
Former commanders- Admiral (rtd) Wasantha Karannagoda, Air Marshal (Rtd) Roshan Goonethilake, Air Marshal (Rtd) Mohan Wijewickreme, General (rtd) G.A. Chandrasiri, General (rtd) Jagath Jayasuriya, Admiral(rtd) Jayanath Colombage, General (rtd) Daya Ratnayake also attended.