Month: February 2017

Religious philosophy is the only way to heal society – President

“The only way to heal the current society which faces only the competitiveness by repressing the humanity, human love and discipline is the religious philosophy”, says President Maithripala Sirisena. He pointed out the importance of the contribution of the Mahasangha and other religious leaders in drawing the young generation towards the religious places and building…

The 63rd Commemoration Ceremony of late H. Sri Nissanka held under patronage of President

The Time has come to restudy and rethink the characteristics of patriotic politicians like Sri Nissanka, in a country where today’s politicians misuse the state properties and resources, and only think  of their comfort zone and running behind money, said President Maithripala Sirisena. He made these remarks participating at the 63rd Commemoration Ceremony of the…

Govt. will take steps to address shortage of anesthesia in country-President

The Government will take proactive steps with immediate effect to address the shortage of anaesthetists in the health sector of the country, which is also a vital problem, said President Maithripala Sirisena.   He made these remarks participating at the inauguration ceremony of the 12th SAARC Association of Anaesthesiology Conference and the 33rd Annual Academic…

American Congress delegation applauds unity government’s achievements

A delegation of the United States Congress called on President Maithripala Sirisena today (Feb. 24) at the President’s Official Residence and held discussions about the steps to be taken to further strengthen bilateral relations; The 8-mlember delegation is the largest ever US Congress Group to visit Sri Lanka and it included 4 from the Democratic Party and 4…

Prime expectation of religions is to promote spiritually & moral culture – President

“The prime expectation and the noble vision of all the religions is to promote existence of spiritually and morally cultured humans”, says President Maithripala Sirisena. “All the rituals and celebrations performed by the humans are designed to recall those core values of the religious teachings”, he stated in his message issued for Maha Shiva Rathri.…

“Similar to the way each country take decisions in national levels on the illegal migrants, they should act internationally with other countries regarding this matter”, says President Maithripala Sirisena. The President was speaking at the concluding ceremony of the Second International Migrant Health Counseling Summit held today (Feb. 23) in Colombo. “Legal migrant is a…

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