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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2858

Government brought strict laws to Control the movements of NGO’s

By Leel Pathirana

Colombo, 29 May, ( The Government of Sri Lanka has now imposed strict conditions & guidelines for the issuance of visas for Foreigners who are coming to Sri Lanka for working in the Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) and to bring them under the country's legal framework.

Instructions has already given by the Ministry of Defense to the Government Intelligence services for close surveillance of their movements whilst in the country and their background information’s before issuing any visas for them.

It is reported that The Ministry of Internal Administration has already passed the official circular to the Controller of Immigration and Emigration Mr. P.V. Abeykoon. It is further noted that these foreigners can be allowed to recruit if there’s no qualified local personals available to fill the vacancies.

We, the Asian Tribune first recommended to the Government couple of month back what are the actions to be taken with our Article titled, NGOs Should Not be Allowed to Function as Fifth Columnists Undermining Sri Lanka

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