Month: November 2017

President leaves for South Korea on a state visit

President Maithripala Sirisena left for Republic of Korea today (27) commencing a three-day state visit on the invitation of the Korean President Moon Jae-in. The visit takes place in conjunction with the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and the Republic of Korea. President Sirisena is scheduled to meet with…

“If there are complaints against my decisions to stop corruption & fraud, I will continue the struggle together with people – President

 “If there are undue criticism and complaints against the decisions taken by me to stop corruption and fraud, I am ready to leave all positions and join the people to continue the struggle” says President Maithripala Sirisena. He was speaking at a public meeting held today (Nov. 24) in Nikaveratiya. “As the government of SLFP…

Criminal investigators face many a challenge – Secretary to the President

Secretary to the President, Austin Fernando emphasized the importance of the tasks entrusted to criminal investigation officials. He said that their task is of immense importance to the quest for justice and fight crimes, corruption and frauds. Outlining the difficulties and challenges faced by the officials, Mr Fernando said when political regime changed, the criminal…

Govt. will provide all facilities necessary for advancement of traditional medicine of Sri Lanka –	President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the government will provide all the facilities necessary for the advancement of the indigenous traditional medicine of Sri Lanka while giving due respect to the field. President Sirisena said that even though the traditional indigenous medicine methods declined when the people turned towards the speedy treatments with the development of the…

ADB assures fullest support to President’s economic development plans

Vice President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Wencai Zhang said that ADB would extend fullest support to the economic development plans initiated by the government of President Maithripala Sirisena. ADB Vice President called on President Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (November 22) to discuss the Country Partnership Strategy for development assistance for the…

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