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Representatives of US Congress called on President

A bi-partisan group of Representatives of the United States Congress visiting Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on President Maithripala Sirisena today (Feb. 21) at the Presidential Secretariat. Accordingly, Congressman Peter Roskam (Chair – Republican), Congressman David Price (Democrat), Congressman Gerald E. Connolly (Democrat) and Congressman Adrian Smith (Republican) met the President. Their aim was to promote on-going…

Decision on private universities issue will be taken in the interest of the country – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says he would take a decision on the issue regarding the private universities in the country including the Malabe SAITM private medical college, taking into consideration the best interests and the productivity of the country. He made these remarks during a meeting with the SAITM Parents’ Association and Dr. Neville Fernando, regarding…

  President Maithripala Sirisena says he would take a decision on the issue regarding the private universities in the country including the Malabe SAITM private medical college, taking into consideration the best interests and the productivity of the country.   He made these remarks during a meeting with the SAITM Parents’ Association and Dr. Neville…

President opens Dharma Mandiraya in Amugoda Jayasumanarama

A ceremony to open the newly built Dharma Mandiraya named in memory of Venerable Sok In Von Mahanahimi and Venerable Thalalle Dhammaloka Anunahimi, and the two storied Dharma Shala Mandiraya at the Jayasumanarama Maha Vihara in Amugoda, Elpitiya was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena today (Feb. 20). The Jayasumanaramaya which was built…

MORAGAHAKANDA : BIGGEST YAHAPALANA HYBRID PROJECT

Within six months of launching the Moragahakanda-Kaluganga scheme by placing Nidhan Wasthu (treasures) at the bottom of the dam, President Maithripala Sirisena, inaugurated the second phase, the North Western Province Canal Project (NWPCP) last week. This phase is aimed at ending the sorrowful stories of the people in the North Western Province, due to water…

Fourth SAARC Public Procurement Conference commenced under patronage of President

The Fourth South Asia Region Public Procurement Conference commenced under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo today (20). The Conference will continue until February 23 in Colombo and Kandy. The Conference is an annual learning, knowledge and experience sharing, and networking event for the Heads of Public Procurement Agency or Authority of the…

President condoles over Katukurunda boat tragedy

President Maithripala Sirisena expressed his deepest condolences over the Katukurunda boat tragedy that took place in the sea area off Katukurunda, Kalutara yesterday. As soon as he received the news the President advised the relevant authorities, including the Sri Lanka Navy and the Police to take prompt and adequate measures to save the lives of…

President congratulates Sri Lanka Cricket Team

President Maithripala Sirisena extended his congratulations to the Sri Lanka Cricket Team which won the 20 – 20 3-match series against Australia by winning the first two matches. The President expressed his wishes to the team through a telephone call and said this historic victory brings a prestige to Sri Lanka. He extended special congratulations…

Officials who cannot fulfill duties properly on land reclamation should resign – President

President instructs to pay an allowance of Rs.10,000 each per month to agricultural families affected by drought President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the officials to provide an allowance of Rs.10,000 per month for all agricultural family who are affected by the prevailing dry weather condition over the island. The President further instructed to…