Month: October 2019

Several projects completed under Uma Oya Multi-Purpose Development Project vested with the public by President

Several projects completed under the Uma Oya Multi-Purpose Development Project vested with the public today (30) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. The President joining a special discussion held at the venue said that the Uma Oya Multi-Purpose Development Project is a significant project, which will provide a noteworthy contribution for the development and…

President vests several projects implemented for prevention of chronic kidney disease & welfare of kidney patients with the public

President Maithripala Sirisena vested several projects with the public, today (29) which were implemented with the aim of preventing the chronic kidney disease and for the welfare of the kidney patients. The President, using the remote satellite technology from the Presidential Secretariat, declared open these projects. First, President Sirisena using the remote satellite technology opened…

Colombo Port City, a valuable investment project for the economy of Sri Lanka – President

Land deeds revised through discussions to ensure Sri Lanka’s sovereign land rights The Colombo Port City land deed was handed over in the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena and Chinese Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan at the Presidential Secretariat today (October 29). The land grant was first handed over to Urban Development Authority (UDA) and the UDA…

Five schools in Polonnaruwa upgraded to National Schools

Five schools in Polonnaruwa including Thopawewa Maha Vidyalaya, Kaduruwela Muslim Central College, Vilayaya Maha Vidyalaya, Diwulankadawala Maha Vidyalaya and Bakamoona Mahasena Maha Vidyalaya were upgraded to the level of National Schools and the announcement was made by the Chief Minister of the North Central Province Sarath Ekanayake today (28). Measures have been taken to upgrade…

PRESS RELEASE

President’s Office categorically refutes baseless and inaccurate allegations made by JVP Parliamentarian Vijitha Herath that Rs. 8000 million had been allocated for the personal use of the President in the future. Media reports quoting the MP who held a press briefing on 25th October stated that further Rs. 2400 million had been allocated for the President…

President Sirisena attends Emperor’s enthronement ceremony in Tokyo

President Maithripala Sirisena and First Lady Jayanthi Sirisena attended the ceremonies of enthronement of Japanese Emperor Naruhito from October 22 to 23 in Tokyo. Emperor Naruhito is the 126th Emperor in Japanese history. The ceremonies were held at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo which was attended by 180 world leaders. The enthronement ceremony was held…

Special Media Release

It has been reported to me certain state institutes and individuals had used the circular bearing PS/SP/SB/C/14/2019 issued by me on April 23, 2019 in order to ensure the security at State Institutions and other venues with national importance following the Easter Sunday attacks, to mislead the public on an imminent security threat. The said…

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