Month: June 2017

Everybody is responsible to stop environmental pollution in Rathnapura District – President

“If we want to continue the existence of Ratnapura District for more than twenty five years we should stop the environmental destruction there”, says President Maithripala Sirisena. “It is essential to develop the gem industry, but we should ensure the right of future generations to live in this area. Therefore, everybody including the business community…

As per the instruction given by President Maithripala Sirisena during his observation tour to the Negombo District Hospital last 28th to inspect the activities of the hospital, the officials have taken immediate steps to broaden the required facilities to treat the dengue patients at the hospital. As a result of the Dengue spreading rapidly in…

President points out importance of streamlining programmes on waste management & prevention of dengue menace

President Maithripala Sirisena pointed out the importance of streamlining and more efficiently implementing the programmes on waste management and prevention of dengue menace.  All should pay their special attention considering that these issues don’t belong to a certain political party or the Government, but issues related to the lives of the all the citizens of…

President opens new solar  power  unit at Abhayarama temple

President Maithripala Sirisena opened the micro  solar  power  unit installed at the Abhayarama temple under the sponsorship of Takima Tech Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd , yesterday (28). This project has been implemented under the  Government’s  new  community  based  power  generation  project  ’Soorya  Bala  Sangramaya’  (Battle  for  Solar  Energy) which is aimed at establishing  micro  solar  power …

Set of proposals by Kotte Sri Kalyani Samagri Dharma Maha Sangha Sabha to President

Kotte Sri Kalyani Samagri Dharma Maha Sangha Sabha presented a set of proposals to President Maithripala Sirisena. The proposals were on the path should be taken to face the national and religious ideologies emerging in the country. The set of proposals includes; establishing of an intellectual independence commission which everybody can agree with, irrespective of…

First phase of ‘ Lakhiru Sevana’ Housing Complex vested with the public

President Maithripala Sirisena vested the first phase of the ‘ Lakhiru Sevana’ Housing Complex in Maligawatta, with the public, today (28). The Government launched this project with the aim of relocating of households presently located in undeserved settlements in the city of Colombo. This housing scheme was constructed under the Urban Regeneration Programme by the…

President visits Negombo Hospital

President Maithripala Sirisena made an urgent observation tour to Negombo District Hospital today (June 28). He inspected the activities of the hospital and held a special discussion with the specialist doctor who is in charge of the special dengue treatment unit. The President, who witnessed the congestion in the dengue ward complex, directed the officials…

Four new envoys present credentials to President

Three Ambassadors and a  High Commissioner  presented credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s House, Colombo, today (28). The envoys are: Mr.Nejmeddine Lakhal-   Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia Mr.Jose Ramon Baranano Fernandez – Ambassador of Spain Mr. Archil Dzuliashvill- Ambassador of Georgia Mr. Conrad Mederic-  High Commissioner for the Republic of Seychelles President…

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