Month: August 2017

National Economic Council to meet soon to strengthen national economy – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the National Economic Council which was appointed by him to make a comprehensive transformation in the agriculture and industrial sectors in the country, with the objective of strengthening of the national economy, will meet for the first time on the 12th of September. He mentioned the Asian Development Bank and the…

Special stamp & first day cover, issued to mark National Insurance Day, presented to President

The special stamp and the first day cover, issued to mark the National Insurance Day, falls on the 1st of September were presented to President Maithripala Sirisena today (Sep. 31) at the President’s Official Residence. Deputy Minister of Postal Services and Muslim Religious Affairs Dulip Wijesekara presented these to the President. The steps were taken…

US lauds Sri Lanka’s ambitious reforms agenda and reconciliation steps

United States Assistant Secretary of State, Alice J. Wells praised the progress made by Sri Lanka under the leadership of President Maithripala Sirisena in the democratic reforms and reconciliation process. She said that the US highly appreciates the “ambitious reforms agenda and historic steps towards reconciliation boldly under taken by President Sirisena.” She said that…

President opens new factory for anti-biotic vaccines

A factory to manufacture anti-biotic vaccines by Navesta Pharmaceuticals was declared open by President Maithripala Sirisena today (Aug. 30). The factory which was built at a cost of Rs. 1.4 billions was opened in Horana by making a landmark in the field of local drug production. The factory will provide 50 million cruets of drug to the…

President presides over a meeting on 18th Session of CITES to be held in 2019 in SL

Sri Lanka is ready to host the 18th Session of the CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) in 2019, and a discussion was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, today (30) regarding the preliminary organization works of this conference. It is…

New SLFP Organizers appointed

Two new SLFP organizers received their appointment letters from President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, today (30). Accordingly, Mr. Pakhir Mohideen Shahul Hameed was appointed as the SLFP organizer for Muslim areas in Polonnaruwa electoral district while Mr. Mustafa Nasrudin was appointed for Muslim areas in Medirigiriya electoral district. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

My commitment is to build SLFP as a clean, uncorrupt and principled party that gives leadership to the nation – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said he is totally dedicated and committed to build the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) as a clean, unstained, uncorrupt and principled party that provides leadership to the nation through honest and dedicated politicians. “Although it is not an easy task as not only the body politics but also the entire social…

President extends best wishes to Sri Lankan students who plan to conquer world’s second highest mountain ‘K2’

President Maithripala Sirisena made a financial donation to the Kandy Dharmaraja College Scout Group troops who plan to conquer the world’s second highest mountain Karakoram 2 (K2) in Pakistan, at the Presidential Secretariat, today (29). This is the first time that a Sri Lankan Scout Group takes part in climbing the world’s second highest mountain…

President reviews drought relief activities 

President Maithripala Sirisena has reviewed the progress of the programmes implemented by the Government to provide relief to the people affected by the drought prevailed in various parts of the country. The President inquired from the relevant officials about the progress of the programmes during a meeting held at the Presidential Secretariat, today(29).  At present,…

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