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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2673

Government recruits ex-military men to protect the state transport

Asian Tribune - SL Bureau

Colombo, 20 June, ( Government of Sri Lanka decided to recruit six hundred Security officers who had military training in the government forces.

These officials will assist security of commuters who use state transport services. This measure aims at preventing terrorist attacks targeting civilians and school children.

According to a spokesman of the local transport ministry nearly 190 security officers have been recruited to the Sri Lanka Transport Board.

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