Government defends decision to restrict social media access

The Government today defended the decision taken to restrict access to social media.

Defence Secretary Kapila Waidyaratne said that the restrictions imposed on access to social media is temporary.

He said that the decision was taken in the best interest of public security.

The Defence Secretary expressed these views at a special media conference this evening. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. Restrictions to freedom of views is violated right of press freedom.
    This a auhtoritiain rule of State under UNP rule by Ranil Wickramsinghe ?

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