Month: May 2018

‘Creating environment for anyone in the Judicial sector to go behind politicians is bad’, President emphasized

President Maithripala Sirisena says it is not suitable to create an environment where anyone in the Judicial sector to go behind the politicians when the government is implementing  the policy of upholding the rule of law. He made these remarks participating in an event to open the new court complex in Waththala, today (31). President…

The “Randiyawara”presentation of 12,000 land deeds to Mahaweli settlers under the Patronage of President at Aralaganwila tomorrow

Presentation of 12,000 land deeds for Mahaweli settlers of Mahaweli “B” and “C” Rambakan oya zones will be held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at 1.00 at Aralaganwila Maguldamana Maha Vidyalaya tomorrow (1).The land titles are presented to the farmers in terms of the President’s vision to launch a national program to present…

Shortage of local engineers & technicians, major hindrance to development process – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the shortage of local engineers and technicians has become a major hindrance to the development process of the country. Scholars and intellectuals leaving the motherland have been a cause for this issue and the President further said that they should act with proper understanding regarding their responsibilities. He made these remarks…

If Ven Sobitha Thero could watch these happenings as a God, he is certain to bless me – President Maithripala Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena said the late Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera, who came forward to form a government with a common candidate never told us to commit the bond scams of the Central Bank just a few days after having formed a new administration. The President expressed these views at the 76th commemoration of the late…

U.S. Congress delegation from House Armed Services Committee meets President  

A U.S.  Congress delegation from House Armed Services Committee met President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Official Residence, today (30).    The delegation comprised of Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Mac Thornberry, Henry Cuellar, Vickie Hartzler and Carol Shea-Porter. During this meeting, the President said that Sri Lanka is a country, which will work…

Sadaham Yathra for Adi-Poson Full Moon Poya Day with President’s participation

The Dhamma Sermon for Adi-Poson Full Moon Poya Day of the series of ‘Sadaham Yathra Damma Sermon’ was held at the  Paramartha Dharmakara Piriven Viharasthanaya, Pethiyagoda, Kelaniya today (29) with participation of President Maithripala Sirisena. The Dhamma sermon was delivered by the Ven. Korathota Wessabu Thero. The President who arrived at the temple first engaged…

The official logo and web site of Parliamentary Commissioner (Ombudsman) on Administration unveiled under President’s patronage

The unveiling of the official logo and website of Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (Ombudsman) was held under president’s patronage at President’s office today (28). The Ombudsman’s office which started in 1981 accomplished the duties for 37 years for people yet it did not have a logo or a website. Fulfilling this need the logo and…

President visits Health Ministry to inquire into measures taken to contain influenza spreading in South

The President instructed the medical officials to strengthen the mechanism for the containment of this influenza without making funds an issue. President Maithripala Sirisena visited the Health Ministry, today (28) and inquired about the measures taken by the Health Ministry to contain the influenza which is spreading in the Southern Province. He also inquired about…

“Shilpa Abhimani” Presidential Handicraft Award Ceremony under President’s patronage

The “Shilpa Abhimani” Presidential Handicraft Award Ceremony jointly organized by the Ministry of Industry & Commerce and National Crafts Council was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH, today (28). This event was organized with the aim of nurturing and preserving of the handicrafts sector in Sri Lanka. The Presidential Handicraft Award Ceremony…

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