Nov 09, 2018

Sri Lanka Police comes under the President

Sri Lanka’s Police Department has been brought under the purview of the Ministry of Defence through an Extraordinary Gazette.

An gazette has been issued with regard to the allocation of functions and duties and departments, state corporations for the new ministries.

Previously the Police Department functioned under the Ministry of Law & Order.

President Maithripala Sirisena is the Minister of Defence and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.