Month: June 2019

President attends all night Pirith chanting ceremony held at SLFP headquarters

An All Night Pirith Chanting Ceremony was held at the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) headquarters yesterday to mark the opening of the main office of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) at the SLFP headquarters. President Maithripala Sirisena joined in listening to  Pirith. President Sirisena opened the main office of the UPFA and signed…

President briefs Muslim envoys on rapid normality in security situation

President Maithripala Sirisena met with the Ambassadors and High Commissioners of Muslim countries holding the membership of the Organization of Islam Countries (OIC) to discuss about the current security situation in the country at the Presidential Secretariat today (June 26). He thanked the envoys for the cooperation and assistance provided to Sri Lanka at this…

National Drug Prevention Week to enhance awareness in every sector of the socity

The National Drug Prevention Week from started on June 19 will continue until July 01. This was under the concept of President Maithripala Sirisena with the objective of further strengthening the drug prevention program in Sri Lanka and rallying all Sri Lankans for the program. Policy and formulation and implementation of legislation under the drug…

Cancellation of Pompeo visit and SOFA or vfa

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancelled his proposed visit to Sri Lanka during his upcoming visit to the Indo-Pacific region covering three Asian countries. The cancellation came in the midst of media reports about the alleged pressure tactics of US Embassy in Colombo to force Sri Lanka to sign the proposed Status Of…

GOOD GOVERNANCE NEEDS 18 & 19 AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION ABOLISHED; PRESIDENT

President Maithripala Sirisena says that the 18th and 19th amendments to the Constitution should be abolished in order to establish good governance in the country in the future ensuring freedom and democracy. Even though the monarchical and dictatorial nature of the 18th Amendment to the Constitution resulted in bringing the 19th Amendment to the Constitution by the…

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