Month: December 2019

President wants public sector inefficiency to end during his term

State institutes should function in an efficient and transparent manner for the benefit of the public All govt. services will be simplified Stern action against fraud and corruption NIC, driving licenses, immigration& emigration information to come under a single data center Full medical examination only for heavy vehicle driving licenses The inefficiency in the state…

President to explore the possibility of gathering personal information under one data center

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has paid his attention to bring gathering of all personal information such as National Identity Cards, driving licenses, immigration and emigration documents, registration of births and deaths under one data collection center. This will be instrumental in reducing time, effort and money spent on such services at present said President Rajapaksa during…

People’s representatives should commit themselves to re-build country

Let us fulfill the aspirations of the people winning the challenges Energetic Urban Councils and Pradeshiya Sabhas, a timely need Swift measures to re-commence the derailed development while boosting the economy President Gotabaya Rajapaksa emphasized that it is the responsibility of the people’s representatives to act in a manner that fulfills the expectations of the…

President instructs to revive vocational training sector

Produce workers qualified for domestic and international job markets Priority should be given to empower low income communities   President Gotabaya Rajapaksa instructed the relevant authorities to meet the responsibility of producing skilled workers for the local and international job markets by reviving the vocational training sector. President emphasized this during a meeting with officials…

President visits Werahera RMV office and KDU hospital

Inspects the Defence Ministry premises too The paramount duty of the public officials is to deliver an efficient and optimum service No disorder should occur when providing service; process should be streamlined within a month before my next visit – President tells officials It is the duty of all public officials to provide a prompt…

President joins to commemorate Tsunami victims

A series of commemoration events were held today (26) across the country to remember those who have been killed and injured in the Indian Ocean Tsunami 15 years ago. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa joined with all Sri Lankans who still suffer due to the loss of their loved ones. ‘The worst natural calamity Sri Lanka has…

Fraudsters using President’s name will be dealt with severe punishment

Information has been received about a conmen who intimidated a Principal of a popular school in Moratuwa claiming him to be an Adviser to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The Colombo Crime Division has already commenced investigations into the incident. The occurrence was also reported by some media institutes. The Presidential Secretariat urges the public not to…

President’s Christmas Message

The dawn of Christmas brings immense joy to all, awakening the hearts of devotees of the noble religion of Jesus Christ, which bought the message of peace and harmony to the world. The real meaning of Christmas is to make our lives meaningful. For that, we need to fill our hearts with love and compassion…

Cabinet Sub Committee on Cost of Living met under President’s patronage

Harvest purchase on a scientific method from next season President instructs to broaden rice storage facilities   The Cabinet Sub Committee on Cost of Living was convened for the first time under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat, today (24). During this meeting, special attention was drawn to provide essential food…

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