High Security Zones removed

Gazette issued calling on armed forces to maintain public order

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe has issued an extraordinary gazette revoking the order issued declaring the High Security Zones.

Accordingly, High Security Zones will be revoked with effect from 01 October 2022.

On September 23, 2022 an Extraordinary Gazette notification was issued by the President of Sri Lanka declaring several areas in Colombo as High-Security Zones.