Month: March 2018

Foreign investments, not at the cost of local industries – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said the government would not allow the foreign direct investments (FDI) at the cost of local industries. President Sirisena mentioned this in a discussion held regarding the issues related to local industries at the presidential secretariat today (5). A number of local Industrialists were present at this discussion. President Sirisena who pondered…

Programme to provide jobs for all unemployed graduates within six months  – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that all the interviews postponed due to election will commence and steps will be taken to provide employment for the unemployed graduates within next six months. The President made these remarks during a ceremony held to hand over appointment letters to the graduates of Batticaloa district at the  Weber Ground in…

Programme to renovate 2400 irrigation tanks commenced under President’s patronage in Polonnaruwa

Duties towards farmers will not be ignored in at any rate – President emphasized  The inauguration of the programme of renovating of 2400 irrigation tanks was commenced today (March 02) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena with the intention of recreating the ancient irrigation development in the country to emerge as a self-sufficient nation.…

Development projects proposed to fulfil people’s need to continue transparently – President

Development projects proposed to fulfil people’s need to continue transparently – President President Maithripala Sirisena mentioned that his policies against bribery and corruption have never changed and said the proposals will be created for the development projects to fulfil the needs of the people will carried forth transparently and without any irregularities. President Sirisena expressed…

Special first day stamp cover on birth centenary of Duncan White

The hundredth birth anniversary of Duncan White, the first Ceylonese athlete to win an Olympic medal, will take place on 1st of March, and a special first day stamp cover was launched at Presidential Secretariat, under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena, today (Feb 28).   Deputy Head of Post (acting) V. Vivekananda Lingam handed over this to the…

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