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President pays attention to issues related to power and energy sector

A meeting between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and senior officials of the Ministry of Power and Energy and institutions under its purview was held at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (12). Representatives from the Ceylon Electricity Board and Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority participated at this meeting, during which the attention was drawn to provide swift solutions…

President assures non- interfere with media freedom, highlights the responsibility of the media

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa assured that the media freedom will not be hindered in any form during his tenure. Opportunity is available for any reasonable criticism, President said adding that he expects every media institute to fulfill its obligation towards the country while engaging in favourable media reporting to uphold the country’s reputation. President made these…

Afghan Ambassador called on President …

Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Sri Lanka M. Ashraf Haidari met with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat, today (12). The Ambassador extended his sincere congratulations to the President on behalf of the Afghan government and held discussions with President Rajapaksa to   further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.

Group of conmen using President’s name to make money

Two arrested ….. Investigations continue …. Information have received about a group of people defrauding the public of promising employment in State institutions. The Police received information that some of these tricksters  who claim to have close connections with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and two of them have been arrested by the Colombo Crime Division today…

Let us commit ourselves to build a quality Public service through an attitudinal transformation – President tells new State Ministry Secretaries

All the weaknesses in the Public sector in this country should be identified promptly and accurately in order to develop the country and we should commit ourselves to build a quality Public service through an attitudinal transformation, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said addressing the newly appointed State Ministry Secretaries at the Presidential Secretariat this evening (09).…

Middle Eastern Ambassadors called on President, pledge to further strengthen relations

Ambassadors representing the countries in the Middle Eastern Ambassadors’ Forum called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat this morning (09). The new government would always receive the support and cooperation of the Middle Eastern countries, they said while affirming their countries’ continued assistance to Sri Lanka in economic and cultural sectors. The Ambassadors…

Australia will extend its highest possible support to Sri Lanka which is on a trajectory with a new vision – Australian High Commissioner

The Australian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka David Holly called on President Goatabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (06). Extending his and his government’s greetings to President Rajapaksa, the Australian High Commissioner said he will facilitate Australia’s highest possible support to Sri Lanka which is on a trajectory with a new vision. The two…

Sri Lanka – Maldives for a free and open Indian Ocean

The Maldivian Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid called on President Gotabaya  Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat this afternoon (05). Minister Shahid extended warm greetings, on his and the Maldivian President Mohomad  Solih’s behalf, to President Rajapaksa on his election to the office of the President of Sri Lanka. While expressing satisfaction over the status…

President envisages radical transformation in education sector

 Formulate a mechanism to enroll students to universities soon after A/L –      Recruit unemployed graduates after training to vacant positions –      Build a workforce appropriate to the country’s needs and its economy –      Avail opportunities for every student who qualifies A/L –      Priority for Information Technology President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said swift actions should be taken to develop the education…

Two new Governors sworn in

New Governors for the Eastern and North Central Provinces were sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat this afternoon (04). Ms. Anuradha Yahampath took oaths as the Governor of the Eastern Province while Prof. Tissa Vitharana was appointed as the Governor of the North Central Province.

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