The commander recalled that Sri Lanka is now entering a new revived stage of development and as a professional Army, they are all the time prepared to serve the country. The Commander said that as members of the Army who are round the clock prepared to extend services while winning the hearts and minds of the general public, should always maintain the highest standards of discipline as a matter of much importance.“While further promoting the image of the Army which traces its roots to a proud history, you all should sustain and enhance the prestigious Army image like in previous years in the year 2013, too through dedicated work,” he said. Army Commander Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya today urged the troops to maintain the highest standards of discipline as a matter of much importance.He said this while addressing the soldiers as they met for the first time for the New Year. He said that one of the prioritized objectives of the army during this year is the enhancement of training opportunities at local and international levels.“This includes proficiency training at private level, battalion training, joint military exercises, international training rounds, language training sessions, etc,” he said. “I appreciate and take pride in the cooperation and dedication you all have shown to the country’s forward-march to development,” he said.
During the raid the police found pirated versions of 303 copyright protected DVDs and 81 VCDs with pornographic content.The police seized five computers, 2 computer monitors and a printer following the raid. The police media unit said that 4 suspects were also arrested during the raid and they were later released on bail. (Colombo Gazette) The police have raided a DVD store in Katunayake and seized over 300 DVDs and Video CDs.According to the police media unit, the DVD store was raided following information provided to the police.