Here is an special announcement from the TRC for the general public in Sri Lanka.
This was published through the media to reach the public.
Speech is a fundamental right but it should be used in a way not to shatter the smooth functioning of the society making personal, defamatory or hate statements using a telecommunication system or using social media (Facebook, Twitter) or by SMS or making calls should not be done.
Sending someone an indecent obscene, rebellious, prudent, threatening, extremely unpleasant messages or giving someone telephone calls to cause distress or annoyance without a valid reason is committing an offence and if found guilty is an offence liable for a penalty prison term or both.
(In terms of Sections 58 and 59 of the Sri Lanka Telecommunication Act No 25 of 1991)
It is your responsibility to use the freedom of speech only for wholesome communication.
A message from the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka.
276, Alvitigala Mawatha,
Colombo - 08
Public holidays, Sundays and Poya days are the best time to make low priced calls to any part of the world from Sri Lanka through out the day and night.
International country code of Sri Lanka is +94 or 0094.