Month: February 2019

A special commemorative event was held under President’s patronage to mark Minister Mangala  Samaraweera’s 30 years in politics

A special commemorative event was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena to mark Matara district Parliamentarian and Minister of Finance Mangala  Samaraweera’s 30 years in politics at the BMICH, today (28). Mr. Mangala Samaraweera first elected to Parliament in 1989 and since then he rendered a great service to the development of the…

New SLFP Electoral Organizers appointed

  Under the programme to restructure the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), leader of the party, President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed new officers and electoral organizers and the President handed over their letters of appointments at the Presidential Secretariat, today (28). MP Ranjith Siyambalapitiya has been appointed as the SLFP Propaganda Secretary, while MP Lasantha…

“Sujatha Daruwo” programme will commence from March 15 across the country to protect children from drug menace – President 

The “Sujatha Daruwo” programme will commence from March 15 as a special programme of the National Drug Prevention Project to protect the new generation and the school children from drug menace, President Maithripala Sirisena said. The President made these remarks participating in the opening ceremony of the new building of Sri Lanka Anti-Doping Agency, today…

Maersk to increase container handling in Sri Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena said that the government would facilitate multi-national companies such as Maersk A/S to expand container transshipment through the Port of Colombo as that would be of immense help to Sri Lankan economy. Furthermore the Maersk handles 20% of Twenty Foot Equitant Unit containers (TEUs) at the Port of Colombo and a bulk…

President on observation tour of Department of Government Printing

President Maithripala Sirisena made an observational tour of the Department of Government Printing, today (27). During this visit, the President also looked into the shortcomings of the institute, which is making a significant contribution to the printing works of the Government. The President was warmly received by the Government Printer,Mrs. Gangani Liyanage when he arrived…

Replicas of Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher & Missile produced by Sri Lanka for the first time presented to President

Replicas of Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher and Missile launcher produced by Sri Lanka for the first time in the history were presented to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (26). The first Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher and Missile launcher produced by the Center for Research and Development under the Ministry of Defence, utilizing its…

The Audit Services should be strengthened to build a progressed nation and a clean public service – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that the Audit Service should be strengthened in order to build this country, in which fraud and corruption have been rooted. President Sirisena made this statement addressing the 61st Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Audit Service Association which was held at Audit Department Auditorium in Battaramulla today (27th). The President has…

President emphasized the need of promptly providing relief to the depositors of ETI

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized the need of promptly providing relief to the depositors of the ETI Finance Limited. The President emphasized this when the National Economic Council met at the President’s Office today (26). The special attention of the Economic Council was drawn regarding the selling of the company’s assets and after considering that transaction the…

President Donates Rs 5 Million to the ‘Hadata- Hadak’ Trust Fund…

President Maithripala Sirisena donated Rs.5 million to the Hadata-Hadak Trust Fund established under the initiation of the Sri Jayawardhanapura Hospital to provide funds for heart surgeries for patients who cannot afford to pay for their surgeries, at the Presidential Secretariat, today (26th). The donation was made with the contribution of the Polonnaruwa Buddhist Society and…

“Diriyata Hetak” western province self employed entrepreneurs’ phone numbers and information directory presented to the President

“Diriyata Hetak’ a directory containing all relevant information about the  Western Province self-employed entrepreneurs including their services and productions, the phone index and other details was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena today. It will help them to get market access for theor products and services. The project “Diriyata Hetak” was carried on under the guidance…

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