Month: December 2018

President pays homage to the Sacred Tooth Relic and secure blessings for the New Year

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the historic Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic) today (31) and after paying homage to the sacred Tooth Relic secured blessings for the New Year. Later, he visited the Malwathu Maha Viharaya and called on the Most Ven. Thibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala Maha Nayake Thero. During this meeting, the…

Development activities of Asirigama village in Palugawewa commenced under Grama Shakthi

The development activities of the Asirigama village in Anuradhapura, Palugawewa have been launched with an allocation of Rs. 25 million under the guidance of President Maithripala Sirisena.   The Asirigama village has actively contributed as a member village to the Grama Shakthi People’s Movement, which aims to eliminate the poverty by 2025. Subsequent to participating in…

President orders strong measures to curb drug trafficking

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the relevant authorities to further strengthen the raids related to illegal drug smuggling. After President Sirisena took over the Police Department under the Ministry of Defence, during the last two months the raids related to illegal drug smuggling were strengthened and there is a significant improvement in detection…

More facilities for flood affected people in Kilinochchi under the guidance of the President

Kilinochchi District Secretary Suntharam Arumainayaham said that all the District Secretaries, have taken immediate steps to help the victims of floods in accordance with the guidance given by President Maithripala Sirisena. He pointed out that facilities have been provided already to all the persons sheltered in welfare centres.   Even though the flood levels reduced in…

President instructs early compensation for flood affected

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the Governor of the Northern Province and the provincial public servants to swiftly implement the programme to provide compensation to the people who are returning to their homes from welfare centers while continuously taking forward the programme to provide rapid relief measures to the people affected by the…

SLFP electoral organizers met President

President Maithripala Sirisena met  Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) electoral organizers at a meeting at President’s House today (24). During this meeting, it was discussed in detail regarding the future activities of the party as well as regarding the reorganization of the Party. The President further said that the contribution and commitment of all the…

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