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The President points out, although certain technological tools are enabled for the benefit of society, if they result in inciting aggression, they need to be regulated.

The temporary ban on Face Book will be lifted within the next few days. President Maithripala Sirisena points out that although a certain technological tool is enabled for the benefit of society, if it results in inciting aggression, it needs to be regulated. The President made this explanation, while on his tour of Japan, when he met Sri Lankans residing there. The President speaking further stated that new technological appliances were designed for the benefit of humanity. However, certain individuals have resorted to using these facilities to bring about destruction. Therefore, He added, it is intended to introduce a new programme within the next few weeks to regulate these resources.

Meanwhile, The Japan-Sri Lanka Investment forum aimed to strengthen the investments between the two countries was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo. Investors from both countries met the President at the event. Investors focused their attention on new investment opportunities and strengthening existing ventures. Addressing the forum, President Sirisena said, Sri Lanka is a good platform for Japanese investors and invited them to reap the benefits of it.