Day: Saturday January 18th, 2020

UN Resident Coordinator delighted with President’s sustainable development programs

Meeting President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (17) at the Presidential Secretariat, United Nations Resident Coordinator Hanna Singer responded positively to his commitment to sustainable development. The discussions among other concerns included poverty alleviation, climate control, digitizing government offices, addressing missing persons and better management of refugees. “Poverty alleviation is my main concern,” said President Rajapaksa. As…

President pays attention to environmental and social issues relating to  Norochcholai Coal Power Plant

    Instructs the officials to implement the project according to proper technical procedures and environmental requirements –      Permanent solutions for issues affecting people’s day to day life –      Steps to meet 80% of energy requirement through renewable energy by 2030 President Gotabaya Rajapaksa mediates to resolve environmental and social issues caused by the Norochcholai Coal Power Plant. He…

All govt. institutes to be connected to a single data network

  Measures to provide government services through e- governance –      Hotline 1919 to be reactivated –      A “Talents Pool” for the government sector President  Gotabaya Rajapaksa has proposed to centralize all government institutes through a single data network to ensure a public sector service free of  inefficiency, delays and corruption. During a discussion held at the Presidential Secretariat…

India Interested in Better Military Ties with Sri Lanka

Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval Met with President Rajapaksa today (18) at the Presidential Secretariat. The cordial discussions included the two countries’ interest in better military to military corporation, maritime security and close co-operation and inter-operatability between coast guards. Mr Doval outlined the importance of reviewing Maritime Domain Awareness concept between Sri Lanka, Maldives…

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