Cabinet approval to repeal Counter-Terrorism Act
The government has approved the proposal to abolish the Counter-Terrorism Act completely.Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Bandula Gunawardana mentioned this today (03) addressing the media briefing at the Auditorium of the Government Information Department5 to announce the decisions taken by the Cabinet of Ministers.
The proposal has been tabled by Minister of Foreign Relations, Skills Development, Employment and Labour Relations Dinesh Gunawardena during the Cabinet meeting held yesterday. Speaking further, the Minister said this draft Bill suppresses freedom of media, trade unions, student unions, student movements as well as politics, adding that the Counter-Terrorism Act was heavily criticized as a means to “pamper terrorism”.
Accordingly, the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) in Article 78 remains the same, the Minister added.Terrorism will be eradicated and this country will be made a place where everyone can live without fear and, Minister Gunawardana stressed.
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Dear Mr Minister,
I think you should learn the art of cleaning your bottom, which is done daily.
Your bottoms are rather smilly now.
Dear Ms. Esmee,
I take you as a member of the Fair Sex and a beautiful one at that.
Let me introduce myself as a very senior citizen almost at a touching distance of being a nonagenarian .
In our schooldays ( a well known Catholic College ) we were taught to be very very polite towards our fairer sex. In fact we were instructed to tip our hat ( if you are wearing one ) before speaking to them. Courtesy and Chivalry at their best. The ladies of yore deserved and behaved as ladies in the eyes of their male counter parts. But today sadly they never seek nor appreciate our respect . Perhaps both are equal .
Dear Lady your words are appalling and your subject matter is very nauseating. We the older generation would like to see ladies as LADIES. Dear Esmee Be Good.