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Parliamentary Select Committee probing Easter Sunday attacks, meet President

The Parliamentary Select Committee probing Easter Sunday attacks met with the President today (20) at the President’s Office. As a leader truly respecting the democratic practices, President Sirisena, considered the request made by the Parliamentary Select Committee probing Easter Sunday attacks to seek his ideas and suggestions, agreed to hold this discussion.

Path to poverty alleviation

President Maithripala Sirisena with Member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Chen Min-Er. Beijing’s keen desire to ensure further increase in existing friendly relations and close economic cooperation with Sri Lanka became evident once again when a senior member of the Chinese government paid a visit to Sri…

Former Navy and Air Force Commanders awarded highest military ranks

Former Commander of Sri Lanka Navy Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda and former Commander of Sri Lanka Air Force Air Chief Marshal Roshan Gunathileke have been conferred the highest honorary military ranks by President Maithripala Sirisena at an investiture ceremony held today (19). Accordingly, Karannagoda was promoted as the Admiral of the Fleet while Gunathileke was promoted…

President thank China for continuous support and assistance to Sri Lanka

China to extend cooperation to fight poverty Member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Chen Min-Er and President Maithripala Sirisena held a detailed discussion on a wide range of subjects on bilateral relations, economic cooperation and regional stability. Mr Chen Min-Er and a CPC delegation called on President…

President presents teaching appointments to 1400 graduates in North Western Province

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized the importance and the responsibility of building a teacher force with creativity and personality necessary for the role of the present-day teacher. It was revealed, according to a latest research done by the Ministry of Education that around 10 % of the teachers in the education sector are not suitable for…

Annual Conference of OPA held under the patronage of President

The annual conference of the Organization of Professional Association of Sri Lanka (OPA) was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo yesterday (17). The keynote address was delivered by Prof. Mohan Munasinghe under the theme of ‘The Role of Professionals in Sustainable Development’. Lord Naseby, President of the All Party…

‘Serve the country and the public at least for a short period’, President invites SL intellectuals abroad

Sri Lanka Engineering Council formally established September 17 of each year proclaimed as Sri Lanka Engineering Day The President says that the country needs to introduce a method to stop the intellectuals and scholars leaving the country and to bring the professionals living abroad, back to Sri Lanka. The President further added that, he expects…

Lotus Tower declared open marking a groundbreaking evolution in telecommunication sector

We must protect this as a national treasure while understanding the challenges before the country – President Administration of the Lotus Tower under a state company The Lotus Tower, the tallest tower in South Asia, was declared open by President Maithripala Sirisena today (16). Addressing the opening ceremony the President stated that this construction is…

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