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President pays homage to late Prime Minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike at the 58th death anniversary

The 58th Death Anniversary of late Prime Minister and the founder of the SLFP, S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike,was held under the patronage of the Chairman of SLFP, President Maithripala Sirisena at the  Bandaranaike Memorial Monument in Horogolla, today (26). In parallel to this event the world’s first female prime minister madam Sirimavo Bandaranaike and late Anura Bandaranaike…

Import of non-essential food items & unhealthy foods will be stopped – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that the National Economic Council expects to take immediate steps to stop importing of all non-essential food items as well as unhealthy foods into the country. He made these remarks at the opening of the Agricultural Exhibition held at the at the Training Institute of Department of Agriculture in Bombuwala, Kalutara.…

President returns after successful tour to USA

President Maithripala Sirisena returned to the country today (25) after successfully concluding his visit to New York, USA where he attended the 72nd sessions of the UN General Assembly. This was the third time that President Maithripala Sirisena addressed the UN General Assembly.In his address to the UN the President apprised the world leaders regarding…

President condoles Mexico earthquake victims

President Maithripala Sirisena expressed deep sadness about the tragic loss of lives, including that of children, following the devastating earthquake in the Puebla state in Mexico. In a condolence message to Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, he said, ‘our thoughts and prayers are with the members of the bereaved families and those affected by this…

Results are visible for sacrifices made to gain prosperity & reconciliation in motherland

President tells Sri Lankan expatriates President Maithripala Sirisena says the Government has gained fruitful results for its commitment in the last two and a half years to achieve prosperity and reconciliation for the motherland.   The President made these remarks during a meeting held with the Sri Lankan community living in the U.S.A, yesterday (23).  During…

PRESIDENT SIRISENA’S MESSAGE TO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY: ‘WE’LL DO IT OUR WAY’

by Sugeeswara Senadhira President Maithripala Sirisena called upon the international community support Sri Lanka’s slow, but steady journey to achieve the targets in order to find sustainable solutions to the allegations leveled against the country. He said this referring to the UNHRC resolution. Addressing the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New…

UN ready to provide fullest support to SL to build as an exemplary nation in the world where prosperity and reconciliation achieved

The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the UN is ready to   provide every possible assistance to Sri Lanka in its efforts to build as a prosperous nation where the reconciliation is strengthened. He further said that the UN will provide its maximum support to build as an exemplary nation in the world, where all…

Sri Lanka’s reconciliation process is proceeded step by step – President to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

President Maithripala Sirisena says Sri Lanka is performing for the betterment of its people with much responsibility, in keeping with the charters of UN, as a member of United Nations. He said the government is taking the process to ensure human rights and reconciliation forward step by step. The President made these remarks during his…

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