Month: November 2016

Raja Samaranayake felicitation ceremony under President’s patronage

“The world today is not governed by monarchy, but it has a true democratic system.  Therefore, the politicians who take the leadership in this context should always have the qualities of democracy”, says President Maithripala Sirisena. The President was speaking at the felicitation ceremony for the former Minister Raja Samaranayake, held today (Nov. 30) at…

President hands over Ranbima Deeds

The 14th national ceremony for the presentation of Ranbima Deeds was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH, yesterday (29). During the ceremony title deeds were distributed to 2,000 beneficiaries and marking the event symbolically, the President handed over title deeds to 12 persons.  This programme was organized by the Ministry of…

Galle Dialogue 2016 commenced under patronage of President

The International Maritime Conference, “Galle Dialogue 2016”, organized by the Sri Lanka Navy commenced under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, today (28). Representatives from 40 countries as well as 12 international organizations and experts on maritime security arel taking part in this Conference under the theme “Fostering Strategic…

President visits Cuban Embassy in Colombo to express his condolences over demise of Fidel Castro

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the Cuban Embassy in Colombo, today (28) to express his condolences over the demise of Mr. Fidel Castro Ruz, former President of the Republic of Cuba and an iconic revolutionary of the twentieth century. The President signed the Book of Condolences opened at the Embassy. The Cuban Ambassador Ms. Juana Elena…

People’s confidence on present Govt. has not diminished – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that even though numerous blames, accusations and criticisms were leveled against the Government and the President, the confidence placed in the present Government by the public as well as electing him as the President of this country has not been changed. In that context, the President emphasized that as a Government…

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