Day: Monday February 3rd, 2020

Development and environmental protection should go hand in hand – President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that the development process and environmental protection should go hand in hand for the betterment of the country and the future generations. ‘Everyone should pay attention to conserve biodiversity in the process of development. Inappropriate development activities have led to environmental degradation and wetlands destruction. We are losing out on many…

Two Justices sworn in

President of the Court of Appeal Justice Yasantha Kodagoda was sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (03). Justice H. M. D. Nawaz took oaths as the new President of the Court of Appeal.

President felicitates SriLankan Airlines crew for the courage shown in flying back SL students

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa commended the SriLankan Airlines crew who flew to Wuhan, the epicenter of coronavirus to bring back Sri Lankan students. The crew joined a luncheon hosted by the President at the Presidential Secretariat today (03). Led by the Chairman of the Airline Ashoka Pathirage, Board of Directors, engineers and pilots and the crew…

President attends All Night Pirith chanting ceremony to mark National Independence Day

An All Night Pirith Chanting Ceremony was held at the Independence Square yesterday (02) to mark the 72nd National Independence Day and to invoke blessings on the citizens and the country. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa joined in listening to Pirith. The Pinkama was held under the directions of Most Venerable Agga Maha Panditha Kotugoda Dhammawasa Mahanayaka…