Month: March 2018

Govt. fulfills responsibilities to protect children from negative side of modern technology- President emphasized

President Maithripala Sirisena says that the government fulfills the responsibilities to a maximum level to protect the younger generation from the negative side of modern technology. The President made these remarks addressing the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Fathima Muslim Ladies College held at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre, today (28). President Sirisena recalled the action…

International Workers’ Day celebrations on May 07, giving priority for religious activities in Vesak Week – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that the Cabinet has decided to postpone the rallies and meetings from May 1 to May 7 taking into the consideration of the Vesak week, which coincides with the International Workers’ Day. This decision has been taken considering the request made by the Maha Sangha, the President said that adding that…

Speedy steps to control illegal sand & stone trade

President Maithripala Sirisena says speedy steps will be taken to control the illegal sand and stone excavation and trade.    He made these remarks while speaking at the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau held at the Water’s Edge Hotel in Battaramulla, yesterday (26). The President further said that the Geological Survey…

The 35th Annual Conference of Administrative Services Association held under the patronage of President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that the government officers should pay  more attention on the development of the country, maintaining economical stability, and accomplishing the duties of different fields of subjects individually with dedication rather than focusing on the current political developments. The President stated this addressing the 35th meeting of the Administrative Services Association in…

It is the responsibility of all political representatives to fulfill the responsibilities of the people irrespective of party differences – President

President Maithripala  Sirisena admits that even though the elections are fought as different parties, after the victory the service for the community should be provided without party differences. President Sirisena stated this participating in the oath taking ceremony of the elected members of SLFP of Polonnaruwa district today (March 26). The victorious candidates elected to…

Pakistan – Sri Lanka leaders met

Pledged to move forward as brotherhood nations in achieving economic prosperity Leaders of Sri Lanka and Pakistan pledged to move forward joining hands in brotherhood in achieving economic prosperity while further strengthening the long standing bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. President Maithripala Sirisena who is on an official visit to Pakistan met with…

Pakistan Premier pledged to strengthen economic & trade relations with Sri Lanka

Three MoUs signed between the two countries The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi pledged to move forward further strengthening the economic and trade relations between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. The official bilateral meeting between the visiting President and the Pakistani Prime Minister was held at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Islamabad, today…

International Buddhist Cultural Centre of Islamabad re-opened by President

The International Buddhist Cultural Centre situated in the Diplomatic Enclave in Islamabad, Pakistan, which was renovated recently, re-opened by President Maithripala Sirisena, today (23). President Sirisena who is on a two day visit to Pakistan in response to the official invitation from the Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain came to the Buddhist International Centre of Islamabad…

Mr. Chandrarathna Pallegama appointed as new Chairman of Central Environmental Authority

Mr. Chandrarathna Pallegama, Director General of Civil Security Department has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Central Environmental Authority. He received his letter of appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Official Residence, today (22). Mr. Chandrarathna Pallegama is a senior public servant in the Sri Lanka Administrative Service.

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