Month: January 2018

Kelaniya Duruthu Maha Perahera begins in splendor

The annual Kelaniya Duruthu Maha Perahera held in a grand scale  under the guidance and advices of the Chief Incumbent of the Kelaniya Viharaya Ven Dr Kollupitiye Mahinda Sangarakkitha Thero. President Maithripala Sirisena placed the Relics Casket on the tusker before the annual Kelaniya Duruthu Maha Perahera paraded the streets. The Maha Sangha including the…

A meeting between President and the ADB (Asian Development Bank) Board of Directors

 A meeting was held between President Maithripala Sirisena and a delegation of Board of Directors of ADB (Asian Development Bank) at the Presidential Secretariat, today (30). The discussion was mainly about ADB grants and the progress of the ADB funded project in Sri Lanka. ADB representatives appreciated Moragahakanda-Kaluganga multipurpose project, that directly help alleviate poverty…

President presides over Progress Review Meeting on development projects carried out with the assistance of Tri Forces

A Progress Review Meeting was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena to evaluate the progress of the development projects  carried out with the help of the members of the Tri Forces and the Civil Security Department, at the Presidential Secretariat, today (30). During this meeting, the President appreciated the efficient assistance given by…

Special meeting of party leaders to discuss future actions on CB Bond Commission Report

President Maithripala Sirisena held a special meeting with the party leaders at the Presidential Secretariat today (29) to discuss future steps on the report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Bond Issuance of the Central Bank. During this meeting, discussions were held regarding filing lawsuits and recovering the loss to the government.   Attorney…

Fifty percent subsidy given to farmers on seed potatoes would be increased to 100 percent- President

President Maithripala Sirisena says steps will be taken to increase the fifty percent subsidy given to farmers on seed potatoes up to  100 percent. The President further said that additional steps will be taken to completely stop the re-export of tea considering the damage caused to the reputation of Sri Lankan tea at the international…

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