Month: March 2019

President opens Kottawa-Makumbura Multi-Modal Transport Hub

President Maithripala Sirisena says that our country needs to take many steps in strengthening the public transport service with new technology. The President made these remarks participating in a ceremony to vest the Kottawa-Makumbura Multi-Modal Transport Hub, constructed according to the international standard, with the public, today (31). The Multimodal Transport Center built under the…

The operation against the illegal drugs will be carried on till a successful end despite any challenge, said the President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he took the battle against illegal drugs on his shoulders without considering the risk it has over his own life because he is determined to build an ethical country for the future generation and emphasized that he will carry on this crusade amidst any challenge. President Sirisena made these remarks…

President Opens Toxin Free National Fair and Exhibition Today…

President Maithripala Sirisena opened the Toxin Free National Fair and Exhibition held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) ,today (30th). The exhibition, which is being held under the theme of “let’s Not Eat Toxins- Protect Motherland” (Nokamu Wasa Visa Rakimu Maw Bima) will be held at BMICH from today until 01st of April 2019.…

New members appointed to the National Salaries and Cadre Commission

Former senior administrative officer Mr. S. Ranuge has been appointed as the new Chairman of the National Salaries and Cadre Commission. The former ministry secretary Mr. Anura Jayawickrama has been appointed as its secretary, while the other members are senior administrative officers C.P. Siriwardena, Dr. Damitha de Soyza, Mr. Lalith Kannangara, Mr. Janaka Sugathadasa, Ms. Chithrangani Wagishwara,…

President Maithripala Sirisena fulfilled greatest historical responsibility towards the Sambudu Sasuna – Ven. Kotapitiye Rahula Anu Nayaka thero

The Director of the Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies of University of Kelaniya, Venerable Professor Kotapitiye Rahula Anunayaka Thero says that President Maithripala Sirisena has fulfilled the greatest responsibility done by a leader in the history towards the Sambudu Sasuna. The Anunayaka Thero further said that the President took steps to declare the…

A new uniform for Police officers

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he will hold discussions with the relevant parties to introduce a more suitable police uniform replacing the Khaki uniform  that is being currently used. He said that in order to change the negative impression of the Police service that is prevailing among the public he would take initiatives to make internal…

President Maithripala Sirisena paid his last respects to former Parliamentarian and trade union leader Somaweera Chandrasiri at the departed leader’s residence at Navinna. The President conveyed his deepest condolences to the members of Mr Chandrasiri’s family. Mr Chadrasiri was serving as Presidential Coordination Secretary on Trade Union Activities until his sudden death. 

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