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Sri Lanka has achieved a significant development in prevailing peaceful environment – Pakistan Army Chief

The Chief of Pakistan Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa says Sri Lanka has achieved a significant development due to the prevailing peaceful environment.     He made these remarks when he met with President Maithripala Sirisena during his tour to Sri Lanka at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (17). The General Qamar Javed Bajwa recalled the historic tour…

Special action plan to implement recommendations of CB Bond Commission

President Maithripala Sirisena held a high powered meeting on January 17 to examine the steps required for early implementation of the recommendations made by the Presidential Commission on Central Bank Bond and PRECIFAC reports. The Attorney General, Central Bank Governor, Commission to Investigation Allegations of Bribery or Corruption Director General and senior lawyers participated in…

Punishing thieves & recover of lost public funds will be done in an efficient & speedy manner – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says required steps will be taken against the offenders in a stern manner irrespective of differences, to penalize the thieves as well as to recover the robbed public funds, in accordance with the recommendations and the findings listed in the final reports of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Bond…

Russian ROSATOM delegation met with President

The delegates of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation (ROSATOM) called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Official Residence of the President, today (17). Five member delegation including its Deputy Chief Executive Officer of ROSATOM for International Relations Nikolay Spasskiy, participated in this meeting. The delegation arrived in the country with the aim of granting…

New SLFP Chief Organizer for Nivithigala electorate is Mr. Miyuru Bhashitha

Mr. Miyuru Bhashitha has been appointed as SLFP Chief Organizer for the   Nivithigala electorate. He received his appointment letter from President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (16). Mr. Miyuru Bhashitha also serves as President Sirisena’s Coordinating Secretary (Parliamentary Affairs). Meanwhile, former UNP Chief Organizer for the Yapahuwa electorate, Dr. Keerthi Fonseka joined the SLFP extending his…

Presidential Awards for street artists from this year – president

Street artists with outstanding talents will receive Presidential Awards from this year. Announcing this, President Maithripala Sirisena stated that the government will provide welfare and other possible assistance to the street artists. The President stated this at a meeting with the Colombo Street Artists Society held today (16) at the President’s Office. The members of…

Indian minister Ravi Shankar Prasad calls on President.

The Indian Union Minister for Law and Justice, Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (15). A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad is a lawyer representing the state of Bihar as a Member of Parliament and the pioneer of Project…

President joins SLFP Trade Union get together

The Trade Union Movement of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) held its members get together at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute yesterday (15). President Maithripala Sirisena participated as the Chief Guest of this event. On arrival at the SLFI, the President was received by Leslie Devendra, General Secretary of Sri Lanka Nidahas Sevaka Sangamaya. The…

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