Month: May 2018

Reconciliation pitfalls

By Sugeeswara Senadhira The task of balancing the sensitivities in the South and North is indeed a tightrope walk. This unenviable mission of President Maithripala Sirisena was aptly described by Venerable Kollupitiye Sangharakkitha Thera of the Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara at the ‘Aaloka Pooja’ to invoke blessings on the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for…

PRESIDENT VISITS CHILAW TO INQURE INTO RELIEF SUPPLIES TO THE VICTIMS OF DISASTER

President Maithripala Sirisena went on an observational visit to Chilaw to inquire into  the aids provided to the victims of disaster due to heavy rains today(26). Meeting the political representatives and government officials in Mahawewa pradeshiya sabha the President inquired on  the assistance provided to the people in the area. President Sirisena instructed to continue…

FIVE NEW ENVOYS PRESENTED CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT

Five envoys presented credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidents house today (25).   A high commissioner for Mozambique and ambassadors for Sweden,Finland and Saudi Arabia who presented are as follows.   The envoys are   Mr. Ermindo Augusto Fereira-High comissioner of Mozambique Mr.Klas Molin-Ambassodar of the kingdom of Sweden Mr.Harri kamarainien-Ambassodar of Finland…

Media Release

There is no truth in the news articles published by the Dinamina and Lakbima newspapers today (2018-05-25) under the titles ‘Civil Aragalayakata Pasubima Hadana Kisidu Kriyawakata Ida Notabanna’ (Do not allow place any move to create backdrop for a civil unrest) and ‘Rata Bedana Wada Gana Arakshaka Ansha Seeruwen’ (Security forces are on alert on…

President looks into problems of Immigration and Emigration Officials

A meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and the officers of the Sri Lanka Immigration and Emigration officers’ Association was held at the Presidential Secretariat today (24). Several issues faced by the Immigration and Emigration officers at professional level were discussed and the President broadly agreed to find solutions to those issues. It was agreed to…

Mrs. Eva Wanasundara sworn in as Acting Chief Justice 

Supreme Court Judge, Mrs. Eva Wanasundara was sworn in as Acting Chief Justice before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, today (May 23).  Secretary to the President Austin Fernando was also present at this event.   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

722 two new houses in Colombo vested with low income families by the President.      

Seven hundred and twenty two (722) newly built houses of Madampitiya, Henemulla, “Methsanda Sevana“ housing scheme were vested with low income families in Colombo by President Maithripala Sirisena today May(23). These houses were constructed under the project “Naagarika Punarjeewana” by Urban Development Authority under the supervision of Ministry of Megapolis & Western Development in order…

Hayley’s to boost Gramashakthi people’s movement

A Memorandum of Understanding was singed between the Flower Growers’ Association of the Uva province and Hayley’s Company ensuring that the company will constantly purchase flowers from the growers at a steady price and that the company will provide the farmers with modern technology and equipment to increase the quality of flowers. The farmer association…

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