Month: August 2018

President attends Nepal Sri Lanka trade and investment conference

President Maithripala Sirisena participated in the Nepal Sri Lanka Trade,  Tourism, and Investment Conference held in Katmandu today(31). The Institute for Strategic and Socio-economic Research of Nepal organized this event where detailed discussions were held to increase the cooperation between fields of trade and tourism and investment that can benefit both countries. State Minister Wasantha…

BIMSTEC leaders at a reception  

A reception for all the State Leaders who attended the 4th Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Kathmandu, today (31).  The President of Nepal and his spouse warmly welcomed all the State Leaders. The reception which was attended by…

President appeals to BIMSTEC leaders to take collective steps against drug menace

President Maithripala Sirisena called upon the leaders of the states in the Bay of Bengal Region to take collective steps against drug menace narcotics smugglers use ocean routes for drug smuggling. Addressing the 4th Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation  (BIMSTEC), he drew the attention of the leaders…

President meets Indian Prime Minister

Indian PM highly praises commitment of President Sirisena for the democracy  The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi said that he deeply appreciates the commitment made by the President Maithripala Sirisena to achieve reconciliation and sustainable peace while ensuring democracy and freedom in Sri Lanka. These remarks were made when President Maithripala Sirisena, who is…

Leaders of Sri Lanka & Myanmar agreed to strengthen economic and trade relations through Sri Lanka-Myanmar Joint Trade Agreement

Leaders of Sri Lanka and Myanmar agreed to further strengthen the economic and trade relations between the two countries with a new approach while activating the Sri Lanka- Myanmar Joint Trade Agreement.   These remarks were made when President Maithripala Sirisena, who is in Nepal to attend the 4th Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative…

Warm welcome for President in Nepal

President MaithripalaSirisena, who left for Nepal to attend the 4th Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, today (29). The President was received by the Nepali Deputy Prime Minister and DefenceMinister IshwarPokhrel and senior officials. A guard of honour was held…

President leaves for Nepal to attend 4th BIMSTEC Summit

President Maithripala Sirisena left Colombo this morning (Aug 29) to attend the 4th Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), which will be held from tomorrow until 31 August in Kathmandu. The Presidents of Sri Lanka and Myanmar, the Prime Ministers of India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Thailand and…

President to hold discussions on National Sustainable Discourse with university dons

At present a series of discussions are being held centering universities to receive the feedback of the intellectuals after the launch of the National Sustainability Discourse. This discussion with university academics comprises of two rounds and the second round is scheduled to hold under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena in the near future. Discussions…

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