Month: June 2018

Government will provide every facility to develop religious education, President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that the government will work towards providing every facility to develop the religious education which is a timely need. The President said that the religious education is essential to be successful in life as a person. He said this at a religious event held in Tissamaharma   ancient Uddakandara Raja Maha Viharaya…

President instructs relevant sections to immediately start erecting 2500 K.M new elephant fence

President Maithripala Sirisena instructed the relevant sections to immediately start work to erect 2500 K.M new elephant fences covering all the jungle areas. President Sirisena gave these instructions at a meeting held in President’s office regarding maintaining elephant fences. President emphasized the importance of maintaining the elephant fence properly in order to prevent the conflicts…

President felicitates Medal winners in 2018 Junior Asian Athletics Championships

President promises to provide sponsorships for the progress of sports. The medal winners of the 2018 Junior Asian Athletics Championship held in Geegfu, Japan met with President Maithripala Sirisena today at the President’s office (29). The Sri Lankan medal winners were successful in winning 3 gold medals, 4 silver medals, and 2 bronze medals while…

President stresses on producing quality films and Tele dramas

President Maithripala sirisena emphasized the importance  of implementing a methodology in producing quality films and Tele dramas which increase the taste for arts and aesthetics. President Maithripala Sirisena stated this at a meeting held with artistes at the President’s office today(29). The artistes acknowledged the President about the situation arisen in the industry due to…

Pakistan’s Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Zubair Mahamood Hayat meets with the President

Pakistan’s Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of  Staff Committee, General Zubair Mahamood Hayat who is on a four day visit to Sri Lanka called on President Maithripala Sirisena at President’s Residence in Polonnaruwa and engaged in a friendly conversation yesterday (28). The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee came to Sri Lanka on…

Public exposition of sacred tooth relics of Polonnaruwa Gal Vihara opened by the President

The public exposition of sacred tooth relics was opened at Polonnaruwa Gal Vihara by President Maithripala Sirisena. This sacred relic arrived from the Nelligala International Buddhist Centre, Kandy, the sacred relics of the hair and bone of the Buddha and the sacred relics of Maha Arahaths enshrined at the Sri Sakya Singha Suganda Kutiya were…

Mihinthala Aloka Pooja opened by the President

President Maithripala Sirisena opened the Aloka pooja of the second day of Mihintala Aloka Pooja of Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited (Lake House) held for the 56th of time marking the Poson full moon poya day, today (27). President Sirisena came to Minihtala and engaged in religious activities and obtained blessings from the Mahasangha before switching…

Datu Wandana

The exhibition of sacred relics held in historic Gal Viharaya of Polonnaruwa simultaneous to the Pulathisi Poson Udanaya program was opened for worship by the President. This sacred relic arrived from the Nelligala International Buddhist Centre, Kandy, the sacred relics of the hair and bone of the Buddha and the sacred relics of Maharahathan were…

Piriven building complex and the residence of the sangha of the Dibulagala forest monastery presentation to the Mahasngha under President’s patronage

The  ceremony of presenting the piriven building complex and the residence of the sangha of the Dibulagala forest monastery  to the Mahasngha and the unveiling of the wahalkada was held under the  patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena today(27). The President who came to the forest monastery opening the commemoration plaque at first and then openned…

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