Month: January 2017

National Think Tank praises President for strengthening Pirivena education

The National Think Tank praised the mission carried out by President Maithripala Sirisena to strengthen and take forward the Pirivena education in the country. This was expressed when the members of the National Think Tank met the President at the Presidential Secretariat today (Jan. 31).  The Director of Pirivenas Professor Ven. Nambiriththankadawara Gnanarathana Thero offered…

A new program to eradicate Dengue – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says he would introduce a new programme for eradication of Dengue in addition to the existing dengue prevention programmes. He requested the assistance from all citizens in the country make this programme a success. The President was speaking at a ceremony to open the new building at the National Dental Hospital and…

Government will execute it’s responsibility for security forces – President

“The government will extend its highest respect to the security forces; army, navy, air force and the police and will execute its responsibility to strengthen them to help to win their future challenges, gratefully remembering their commitment made through many a sacrifice during the period of conflict”, says President Maithripala Sirisena. The President made these…

Bond of truth

President Maithripala Sirisena is a man of compassion, who believes in the policy of, ‘live and let live.’ However, he is a man who shows his anger whenever there is an injustice or allegations of malpractice. On Wednesday (January 25) he displayed that he would not hesitate to take hard decisions when required. The message…

Members appointed to Presidential Commission on Central Bank bond issue

The members have been appointed to the Presidential Commission to inquire into the allegations of malpractices in the bond issue of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. President Maithripala Sirisena appointed the Commission comprising of the following three members: Justice Kankanithanthri T. Chitrasiri, Supreme Court Judge Justice Prasanna Sujeewa Jayawardena, Supreme Court Judge Mr. Vellupillai…

President presents National Quality Awards

The National Quality Award Ceremony-2016, organized by the Sri Lanka Standards Institution affiliated to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research, was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo, today (27). The President addressing the gathering said that it is important to pay attention regarding the quality and standard in every product,…

Veteran actress Swarna won accolades at home and abroad -President

A felicitation ceremony to pay tribute to veteran actress Swarna Mallawarachchi ‘s contribution to the country’s cinema during the last 50 years, was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Tarangani Hall in National Film Cooperation, yesterday (26). The President presented a felicitation award to the actress Swarna Mallawarachchi in recognition of…

Proposal for national policy on education presented to President

The proposal for the national policy on general education which includes the proposals on the reforms in the education sector of the country was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena today (Jan. 26) at the President’s Official Residence. These proposals have been formulated by the National Education Commission, established to advice the government on the education…