Month: July 2015

Special Envoy of President pays last respects to late former President of India

The Special Envoy of the President, Minister D.M. Swaminathan paid his last respects to the late former Indian President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam at the State Funeral in Rameshwaran, India on 30th July 2015. At the State Funeral, the Special Envoy conveyed the condolences of President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Government and…

I will build the national & religious reconciliation protecting peace & freedom achieved by war heroes – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says he would build the national and religious reconciliation that was the wish of the war heroes, protecting the peace and freedom achieved by them. He also pointed out that to take forward Sri Lanka as a peaceful country; everybody should build up the peace and brotherhood, removing the mistrust among the…

International community made instance commitments to President Maithripala Sirisena’s request for foreign support to save the Sri Lankan farming community affected by kidney disease. The President requested the support of all friendly countries of Sri Lanka to control the kidney disease from which about 1,000 people die annually. The President made this observation during a…

President visits Welioya

The President made a surprise visit to the area without prior information or without an invitation from anyone and met the farmers in the area. He held discussions with the farmers  about their problems and requirements. Special attention of the President was drawn to the matter relating to the drinking water problem of the Welioya…

Demographic divisions only in maps, this is one country – President in Kilinochchi

The demographic divisions of the country such as North, South, East and West are only in maps, hence, everybody should consider this as one country”, said President Maithripala Sirisena. He emphasized that the country cannot be partitioned through laws or boundaries, he said. Speaking at a ceremony held yesterday (July 28) in Kilinochchi town to…

SLFP members who violated party discipline suspended

President Maithripala Sirisena, as Chairman of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has taken steps for immediate suspension of the Party membership of Dr Rajitha Senaratne, Mr S B Navinna, M K D S Gunawardane, Mr Arjuna Ranatunga and Ms Hirunika Premachandra for contesting in the general elections in violation of the Party discipline. The…

Accountants can play a pivotal role in eradicating corruption & malpractices – President

“Accountants can play a pivotal role in eradicating corruption and malpractices in the country”, said President Maithripala Sirisena. The President further said that to maintain better financial management and financial discipline, accountants should fulfill their duties properly. He made these observations participating in the Global Management Accounting Summit 2015, in Colombo on July 27. The…

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