Month: October 2018

President chairs UPFA group meeting

President Maithripala Sirisena chaird a meeting of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) with the participation of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and all the members of Parliament of UPFA today (27) at the Presidential Secretariat. The details of future activities of the government were discussed at this meeting. A resolution extending the fullest support of…

Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as new Prime Minister

Former President and current member of Parliament Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, today (26).   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]                                

The Sri Lankan Government Condemns the tragedy of the Saudi Arabian Journalist, President

The Sri Lankan Government Condemns the tragedy of the Saudi Arabian Journalist and it hopes that such incidents  may not occur again in the world, said the President. President Maithripala Sirisena said this addressing the certificate presentation of Diploma on Investigative Journalism  to successful media persons who attended the Course. It was held together with the 7th Representative…

Guidance needed for better society expressed in Tripitaka, Bible, Quran and Bhagavad Gita – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says all the parties must fulfill their respective duties to build a better society within a religious environment as, principles and guidance needed to achieve this goal is included in the Tripitaka, Bible, Quran as well as in the Bhagavad Gita. He made these remarks participating in the annual prize giving ceremony…

We should speedily enter into an Agri-based economy which enables us to be self-sufficient  – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that the proper time has arrived to get transformed in to a new Agri based economy, as the drought condition is being eradicated and proper pattern of rainfall is being continued. President Sirisena also said that we should approach a self–sufficient economy limiting import of the food that can be cultivated…

Dedicating Sundays for Daham Pasal education has become a necessity – President

Dedicating Sundays for Dham Pasal education has become necessity on behalf of the nation and the future of the children, said the President. President Sirisena also pondered that since the significance of this matter has already been identified, all parties should work towards implementing it rather than issuing circulars, regulations, or orders. President Sirisena mentioned…

The 43rd DhammasabhaMandapa of  “Sadahamyatra”  was held at the premises of the Bodhi tree at President’s house

The 43rdDhamma Sabha Mandapa of the “SadahamYatra”sermon which  takes place every Poya day centered on a main Buddhist shrine of the island was held in front of the Bodhi Tree of the President’s office on the Vap full moon day. This event took place under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. The sermon was delivered…

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