Month: August 2016

I won’t let those who crowned with fraud & corruption to rule this country again – President

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasizes that he would not let those who crowned with the fraud, corruption, waste and robbery to rule this country again. “I will work together with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to build the country definitely by taking it out from the economic crises, created by the former government, putting ninety thousand million…

President unveils statue of Goddess Paththini at Nawagamuwa Devalaya for public worship

President Maithripala Sirisena unveiled the life-size marble statue of the Goddess Paththini brought from India to Nawagamuwa Purana Sri Maha Paththini Devalaya following a complete renovation of the Devalaya after the hundreds of years, for the public to worship, today (19). The President visited the Nawagamuwa Sri Sugatha Bimbaramaya temple in the morning at the…

Scroll on successful conclusion of Kandy Esala Perahera handed over to President

The Sannasa (Scroll) on the successful conclusion of the annual Kandy Esala Perahera was handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena by Diyawadana Nilame Nelanga Dela Bandar at the President’s House in Kandy on August 18. The President warmly received the Diyawadana Nilame including the ‘Sathara’ (four) Kandy Devala Nilames and the ‘Pitisara’ Devala Nilames who…

President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the Central Hill Country Agricultural and Livestock Exhibition held at the Nuwara Eliya Town Hall auditorium, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Central Province, today (18). The Exhibition was organized with the aim of promoting  the agribusiness and to provide agricultural knowledge to the school students, youth community,…

Forty new SLFP organizers receive appointments

Forty (40) new District and Electoral Organizers of SLFP took their letters of appointments from President Maithripala Sirisena today (Aug. 17) at the President’s Official Residence. Accordingly, 16 Electoral Organizers and 24 District Organizers received their appointment letters. General Secretary of the SLFP Duminda Dissanayake and Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena were among those participated in…

Genuine political will for environment protection is highly praiseworthy – UNESCO DG Irina Bokova

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova said that genuine political will is essential for proper implementation of global agenda on climate change and environment protection. She said this when President Maithripala Sirisena assured the Sri Lanka government’s total commitment for protection of environment. President Sirisena, recalling the discussions he held with Madam Bokova when they met…

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