Month: December 2016

Progress of the human race was pioneered by people who faced challenges with confidence – President

  President Maithripala Sirisena, his message issued for New Year, states that the progress of the human race was pioneered by people who faced challenges with confidence, utmost courage and determination amidst obstacles. “Our goals could be achieved if we manage our work efficiently and productively, and do the right thing at the right time…

President instructs expansion of land area of Wilpaththu national park as a larger wildlife reserve

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the relevant authorities to issue a gazette notification declaring a larger Wildlife Reserve, including the surrounding forest area which is not under the purview of the Department of Wildlife, further expanding the forest area belongs to the Wilpaththu National Park. Furthermore, the President instructed to the expeditious implementation…

President’s condolence message on the demise of the former Prime Minister Hon. Rathnasiri Wickramanayake

Message of Condolence I was deeply saddened to learn about the demise of Hon. Rathnasiri Wickramanayake who was a former Prime Minister and a former General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP). He was a veteran politician who represented the rural masses. Hon. Wickramanayake was a politician who expressed his views in a…

Funeral of former Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake will be held with full state patronage

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to conduct the funeral of the former Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake with full state patronage. When the President heard the news of the death of the former Prime Minister, he coordinated the relevant sections and inquired about the required things to be done for the funeral and further instructed…

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