Month: October 2015

A ceremony to cut the first clod of the Polduwa – Udumulla road to be built to make the transport system efficient in the administrative town of Sri Jayawardanapura Kotte, was held today (Oct. 31) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. The first clod was cut by the Minister of Mega-police and Western Development…

Beauty of a town is in hearts of its residents – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the beauty of a town built according to the modern town concepts should be in the hearts its residents. “If not wishes and expectations of the people will not be fulfilled through those towns” he said. The President made these remarks at the concluding ceremony of the World Town Planning Day…

Govt wants ideas of scholars & intellectuals to build the country – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the new government’s objective is to take the ideas and proposals of the scholars and intellectuals to utmost consideration for the forthcoming program to build the country. The President was addressing the 30th annual summit of Sri Lanka Economists’ Association, held in the auditorium of the Center for Banking Studies Sri…

President Maithripala Sirisena presided over the meeting of Ministerial Committee on Economic Management at the Presidential Secretariat today (Oct. 30) This meeting will be held every month with participation of the President to take decisions on the economic status of the country relevant to forthcoming years. The discussions focused on creating new employment opportunities, increase…

Obligation of elimination of poverty will be fulfilled – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he will fulfill the obligation of eliminating poverty from the country under his regime as previous leaders of the country fulfilled their significant responsibilities towards the country and the nation during their respective regimes. He made these observations today (30) participating in a ceremony held in Urubokka, Matara to distribute…

President to lead SLFP at LG polls

President Maithripala Sirisena says he will lead the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) to victory at the upcoming Local Government elections. He added the SLFP is immortal and he does not want to see the SLFP’s defeat. The President while admitting that the party was defeated at the two previous elections stressed the importance of…

President to visit Thailand

President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to undertake an official visit to Thailand from November 01-04, 2015, to participate in the 60th Anniversary celebration of the establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and Thailand. During this visit, President Sirisena marking the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries and strengthening the religious relations between…

President meets religious leaders to discuss Geneva Proposals

President Maithripala Sirisena held a special discussion with religious leaders of all faiths to discuss Geneva Proposals and its challenges, at the Presidential Secretariat today (29). President apprised thereligious leaders regarding the ideas expressed by the representatives of political parties during the all-party meeting held under the patronage of President Sirisena. The President proposed to…

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