Month: February 2018

Entire nation is deeply saddened by the demise of the Most Venerable  Girabe Ananda Thero – President

President Maithripala Sirisena issuing a condolence message on the demise of the Anunayake of the Sri Lanka Ramanya sect and the Chief Incumbent of the Sri Sarananda Maha Pirivena in Anuradhapura Most Venerable Girabe Ananda Thero stressed that the whole nation is deeply saddened to hear of the demise of Girabe Ananda Thero. ‘Giving shelters…

‘Gama Hada Gamu’ rural drug prevention programme launched under the patronage of President

Drug usage is the main cause of increase in rural poverty, stated the President. President Maithripala Sirisena stated that the addiction to harmful drugs among lower income household has a main factor for the increase in rural poverty. Therefore, to irradiate this menace, a special programme with the support of all the sectors, including the…

Indian PM Modi & French President Macron invite President Sirisena to Solar Alliance Conference

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel macron invited President Maithripala Sirisena to attend the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Founding Conference and Solar Summit scheduled to be held in New Delhi on 11 March 2018. The President has accepted the invitation. The invitation to grace the Conference, signed by Premier Modi and President…

First programme of ‘Gama Hada Gamu’ will be held tomorrow under President’s patronage

The first programme of the ‘Gama Hada Gamu’ rural programme implemented under the “Mathin Nidahas Ratak” National programme will be held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Mahaweli Ground, Embilipitiya, tomorrow (23). Representatives of Community Policing Committee, security forces and the public servants will also join in this event and this event…

A new policy regarding the fertilizer subsidy

The attention was drawn to introduce a new policy to minimize the prevailing issues pertaining to fertilizer subsidy. The attention was drawn in this regard when the National Economic Council (NEC) convened under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat on February 21, for the first time after the elections. During the…

Late Prof Warnapala, great intellect and politician, set an example to politicians, President says in Parliament

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived at the Parliament, today (22). The President arrived at the Parliament during a condolence motion for the former General Secretary of United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) and former Cabinet Minister Prof. Vishwa Warnapala.   Expressing his views President Sirisena said that Prof. Vishwa Warnapala fulfilled his duties not only as a…

All SAITM students to be enrolled to KDU

All the current  students at the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM)will be enrolled to the Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) medical faculty.     This decision was taken at a meeting held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, today (21). The Attorney General, the Vice Chancellor and…

2018 Annual Sessions Ceremony of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) held with President’s patronage

The Inaugural Opening of the 2018 Annual Sessions Ceremony of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) held at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) with the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena, today (21). The exhibition organized by SLIA for the 36th time is being held concurrently to the main event as A-18 “Architecture 2018″ till…

Progress review meeting of Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment held under the patronage of President

The Progress Review Meeting to examine the progress of the projects and of future development plans conducted under the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment was held under the patronage of the President Maithripala Sirisena today (Feb 21) at the auditorium of Ministry of Mahaweli Development. Detailed discussions were held regarding the special development plans…

President launches reconciliation channel

The new Tamil channel, “Reconciliation channel” of Sri Lanka Rupavahini Cooperation (SLRC) was launched by President Maithripala Sirisena at the SLRC premises yesterday (20). This new reconciliation channel is launched in order to propagate the programmes implemented by the government to build national reconciliation. The channel will telecast programmes to build national reconciliation and enhance…

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