Month: March 2018

President emphasized that all should work collectively to build a better society & country for young generation

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that all should fulfill their respective duties collectively to build a better society and country for the young generation of the country. He made these remarks addressing the closing  ceremony of the ‘Jathika Yowun Puraya 2018’ held at the Livestock Development Centre in Nikaweratiya, yesterday (March 31). The ‘Jathika Yowun Puraya’…

First SAARC meeting on Non Communicable Diseases held under patronage of President

The first SAARC Annual meeting on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) held at Galle Face Hotel under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena, today (31). During the meeting, the attention was drawn regarding the strategies to reduce non communicable diseases, implementing policies, opportunity to share the initiatives taken by member countries and their experience in implementing…

President emphasized social justice in land rights

President MaithripalaSirisena emphasized that irrespective of political differences social justice should be delivered to all when considering issues related to the land rights of the people in the country. The President further said that if the priority was given to rupees and cents while dealing with programmes to provide benefits and they are implemented in…

President emphasized need of Line Ministries & Local Authorities working together in consensual & friendly manner

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized the need of Line Ministries and Local Authorities working together in consensual as well as friendly manner. If there is dispute occurred regarding the rights and privileges between these two institutions, the people who benefit through these institutions will be affected, the President further said. The President made these remarks participating…

President opens newly constructed Polonnaruwa District Labour Office

President Maithripala Sirisena today (30) opened the newly constructed Polonnaruwa District Labour Office. This state-of-the-art three- storey Labour Office located in the Kaduruwela Town, Polonnaruwa and this new building which consists of all facilities has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 158 million. Around 50,000 employees in 3,000 various institutions in Polonnaruwa district can…

A meeting on construction industry challenges & proposed solutions held under President’s patronage

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the relevant authorities to prepare a system to issue licenses to excavate sand and stones needed for the construction industry, at one place. The President has given these instructions participating in a meeting held at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (29), regarding the challenges faced by the construction industry…

President to distribute 1053 land deeds to farmers in Polonnaruwa district tomorrow

A programme to distribute 1053 land deeds to the farmers in the Polonnaruwa district, under the national programme to distribute one million deeds, will be held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Royal College in Polonnaruwa, tomorrow (30). During this ceremony title deeds will be handed over to the farmers in Tamankaduwa, Lankapura,Polonnaruwa, Elahera and…

President reviews the Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation

President Maithripala Sirisena went on an observational visit to the Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation today (29). President Sirisena, who is also the Minister of national Integration and Reconciliation supervised the functions of the Ministry and inquired about the past projects and future project plans. President paid attention to the plans for the upcoming…

President visits Russian Embassy

President Maithripala Sirisena conveys his deepest sympathies on the tragedy that occurred due to a fire in a Russian leisure Centre, Winta Cherry Center in Kemerovo, Russia, causing loss of lives and injuries to many, including children. President Sirisena who visited the Russian Embassy in Colombo wrote a special note of condolences on the Condolence…

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