Terrorism was eliminated thanks to PTA – Former President
Former President Maithripala Sirisena said that before the new Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) slated to be submitted to the Parliament shortly. Terrorism was defeated thanks to the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).
He said that the good and bad aspects of the new Act should be discussed in the Parliament and submit proposals, if amendments are required. He was speaking to the media after paying homage at the Sri Dalada Maligawa.
He emphasized that it has been handed over to the party’s legal experts to carry out a proper study regarding the bill and their recommendations will be discussed within the party and further steps will be taken regarding the bill after that.