Month: October 2016

A new constitution will be prepared to strengthen the national reconciliation – President

Houses for 971 families in 31 welfare centers in Jaffna President Maithripala Sirisena says the Government is committed to establish a new constitution, which is acceptable to all communities in the country and strengthen the national reconciliation. He made these remarks addressing a ceremony to vest the Kankasenthurai, Keerimalai, Nallinakkapuram village, consisting of 100 houses…

IOGT International Celebration Conference inaugurated under the patronage of President

I have no doubt that Sri Lanka’s remarkable position as the first country in Asia, and the fourth in the world, to ratify the WHO FCTC, and other achievements in the field of prevention of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, stated President Maithripala Sirisena addressing the inauguration of the  IOGT International Celebration Conference, today (31)…

President to handover houses to Jaffna IDPs today

Humanitarian Operation II: Shelter for Displaced The three decade-long armed conflict drew to a close on May 19, 2009. Many of those who had made it out alive had battled constant displacements, death and destruction among themselves, before finally making it to Internally Displaced Persons’ (IDP) camps. When President Maithripala Sirisena visited the Konapuram Camp…

A special ceremony to celebrate Deepavali celebration at President’s House

A special ceremony was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at the President’s House, yesterday (29) to mark the Deepavali celebration. The ceremony was organized by the Presidential Secretariat and during the ceremony the President and the Prime Minister wished all the Hindus in Sri Lanka and around…

National Deepavali Festival 2016 was held under patronage of President  & Prime Minister

The National Deepavali Festival 2016 was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Temple Trees, today (28). The Hindus world over celebrate the Deepavali festival tomorrow and the President along with the Prime Minister wished all the Hindus in Sri Lanka and around the world a joyful…

Many major irrigation projects will be initiated in next few months – President

President Maithripala Sirisena stated that our country always achieved victories through major irrigation projects and marking a dawn of a new era in the agricultural sector of our country, the works of many major irrigation projects will be initiated in the next few months. He made these remarks participating in the 30th Annual General Meeting…

Monthly salary for all the differently-abled war heroes, even after their retirement –President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the Government has taken a policy decision to continue paying the monthly salary for all the differently-abled war heroes, even after their retirement. He made these remarks addressing the Gallantry Awards 2016 held at the BMICH, today (27). The President recalled that even though the Government took this decision last year,…

Presidential awards for inventors

The first celebration of the National Inventors Day 2016 and the Presidential awards Ceremony for the best inventions of the year selected from the local inventors held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at Nelum Pokuna Theater on October 26. This awards ceremony organized annually by the Sri Lanka Inventors Commission under the guidance…

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