Day: Friday January 10th, 2020

President emphasized the need to prevent brain drain to achieve rapid development

Expanded opportunities for secondary and higher education Border opportunities for higher education while protecting free education Convert higher education sector into a foreign exchange earner   President Gotabaya Rajapaksa emphasized the need of preventing brain drain to achieve rapid development in the country ‘If the Government as well as the private sector can ensure that…

Annual Kelani Duruthu Maha Perahera held under the patronage of President

The annual Kelaniya Duruthu Maha Perahera held in a grand scale under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, yesterday (09). President Rajapaksa placed the Relics Casket on the tusker before the annual Kelaniya Duruthu Maha Perahera paraded the streets. Ministers and MPs including Chamal Rajapaksa, Prasanna Ranatunga, Sisira Jayakody, Indika Anuruddha, Prasanna Ranaweera and the…

No tear gas or water cannon: undergrads welcomed to President’s Office to discuss  grievances

A large number of university students launched a protest march today (09) making six demands including  an increase in Mahapola scholarship grants. The protest was staged in front of the President’s Office. Upon receiving information regarding the protest the President instructed the security officials to allow the university students into the President’s Office without any…

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