Month: March 2017

President inaugurates ‘Sustain Lanka’ National Celebrations

President Maithripala Sirisena says today everyone needs to work unitedly to achieve common goals and objectives for the future of our country and nation instead of answering and chasing allegations and criticisms. He made these remarks participating at the inaugural ceremony of the ‘Sustain Lanka’ National Celebration held at the BMICH, today (31). Addressing the…

Presidential Committee on Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd visits Lake House

The Presidential Committee on Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd (ANCL), appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to study the issues pertaining to the newspaper publisher and suggest improvements visited the ANCL located in the Lake House today (March 29). Committee members held discussions with the ANCL official, senior management, department heads, and members of the Editorial…

National Buddhist Think Tank meets under patronage of President

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the officials to implement an accelerated programme to provide necessary desks and chairs to student bhikkhus and other students who are receiving Priven Education across the country. The National Buddhist Think Tank held a meeting under President Maithripala Sirisena’s patronage at the Presidential Secretariat, today (30). The attention of…

Clarification regarding incorrect propaganda on  Gazette Notification on declaration of forests located near  Wilpattu Sanctuary as forest reserves

President Maithripala Sirisena signed a Gazette Notification declaring four forest areas north of Wilpattu Sanctuary as forest reserves. Some interested parties with personal or political agendas carry out disinformation campaign and falsely state that the Muslim religious places, villages and houses would be acceded to the Government and the Wildlife Department under the said Gazette…

‘Sustain Lanka’ National Celebration will commence tomorrow at BMICH

‘Sustain Lanka’ National Celebration, organized in parallel to the three year plan for a Toxin Free Nation, a concept of President Maithripala Sirisena and in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goals announced by the United Nations, will be held from March 31st to April 04th at the Bandaranaike International Conference Hall. The inauguration ceremony of ‘Sustain…

Lanka Sathosa outlet network expanded

President Maithripala Sirisena opened the Lanka Sathosa outlet at Kohuwala today (28) with the aim of providing high quality food at concessionary rates to the consumers. In parallel to the opening of this outlet further 52 outlets were opened around the country on the same day. Accordingly, at present there are 380 Lanka Sathosa outlets…

PRESIDENT PUTIN EXTENDS FULLEST SUPPORT TO PRESIDENT SIRISENA’S POLICIES

Russia increases cooperation in energy, fisheries, tea and other key areas by Sugeeswara Senadhira in Moscow President Vladimir Putin assured that his government will take steps to increase trade and commerce, economic investment and defence cooperation with Sri Lanka. Furthermore, the two countries will establish cooperation in several sectors, including fisheries, defence and tourism. Russia…

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