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US$ 480 million grant to Sri Lanka

Agreement to be signed in Dec 2018 United States will provide a US$ 480 million grant to Sri Lanka for several development projects. This was assured to President Maithripala Sirisena by the Chief Operation Officer of US Government owned Millennium Challenge Cooperation (MCC), Brock Bierman today (Sep 24) when he called on the President at…

Land deeds presented to Kurunegala district farmers under President’s patronage

As a President who knows the woes and worries of the common people, he is always ready to deliver on the expectations of those who are tolerating great hardships says the President. President Maithripala Sirisena said this addressing the audience in Kurunegaladistrict to distribute land deeds yesterday (21). A national program has been launched to…

New Appointments in SLFP

The new Chair persons of District and Divisional Coordinating Committees, as well as new Organizers of SLFP obtained letters of appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s office today(21). Accordingly,Minister Hon. Faizer Mustapha has been appointed as the new organizer of SLFP in the Colombo Central electorate. Western Provincial Minister Hector Bethmage, and former…

Rs. 9000 million to provide dry ration to drought affected people – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that the government has allocated Rs. 9000 million to provide dry ration to nearly 422,000 people who have been affected by the prevailing drought situation in several districts of the country. The President made these remarks participating in the inaugural ceremony of the commencement of renovation works of the Nabadagasdigiliya tank…

Today the number of kidney patients are decreasing at a significant rate due to the comprehensive programmes implemented by Govt. – President

President Maithripala Sirisena pointed out that the number of chronic kidney disease patients are  decreasing at a significant rate annually as a result of the comprehensive programmes implemented by the government to  prevent kidney disease spreading in the country.   President Sirisena further said that the innocent people in the country subjected to this disease…

Swift distribution of drought relief on the instruction of the President

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the relevant authorities to take immediate steps to provide necessary relief measures to the people affected by the prevailing drought situation in several districts of the country. The President, following a discussion held with the Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance, has allocated Rs. 9000 million for these relief…

Present Govt. is committed to uphold the right to development of people in the North & East – President

Every government that has come to power since 1947 has used the people’s representatives in the North and the East to safeguard their own powers, and on the other hand did not take actions to create an environment to for an appropriate political representation that could solve the economic and development issues of the people…

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