Day: Monday November 11th, 2019

Agreement on Australia’s assistance on chronic kidney disease prevention extended 

The Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Presidential Task Force on Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease and Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) to study the prevalence of kidney disease in Sri Lanka has been extended for another two years. The documents related to the extension was handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena by…

SLAF gallantry awards held under the patronage of President

The ceremony to confer ‘Weerodhara Vibooshana’, ‘Rana Wickrama’ and ‘Rana Sura’ medals on Sri Lanka Air Force personnel who have rendered outstanding and invaluable services to the Motherland was held at the President’s Office today (11). Accordingly, 51 officers received the ‘Rana Sura Padakkama’ (Combat Excellence Medal),  15 personnel were conferred  ‘Rana Wickrama Padakkama’ (Combat Gallantry…

Media Release

Many religious leaders, former Supreme Court Judges, lawyers, civil society leaders and youth leaders have made representations to President Maithripala Sirisena, recommending granting a sympathetic consideration to the appeal for granting Presidential pardon to 34-year old Don Shramantha Jude Anthony Jayamaha, who is serving a life imprisonment on the murder taken place at Royal Park,…

Past, present & future of a visionary leader

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader” – John Quincy Adams Pallewatte Gamaralalage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena is the son from a farming family. His father was awarded five acres of paddy fields for his service during the World War II. His mother was…

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