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Strength in unity at UNHRC

By Sugeeswara Senadhira. The government delegation comprises of Foreign Minister and members nominated by the President displayed that the consensual delegation could face the challenges at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva in a stronger footing in the face of UN human rights chief’s warning that Sri Lanka could slip back to…

Media Statement

Certain Sri Lankan media, quoting a media reports published in Singapore regarding an alleged statement made by a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore, have published is a totally baseless report. Those media reports have stated that, according to the extradition laws of Singapore, the Government of Sri Lanka has not provided…

The closing ceremony of Puttalam district “Stand together for the country” program under President’s patronage

The closing ceremony of “Ekata Sitimu” (Stand together for   the country) will be held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at Puttalam district Shakthi sports stadium tomorrow (22). This will be the ulterior motive of “Stand together for   the country” project is to make the special projects of the president and other national development…

Large crowds of devotees worship sacred relics at expositions organized in celebration of ‘Tripitakaabhiwandana Week’

The people island-wide have been given an opportunity to take part in relic worshiping and a large number of devotees have already made their way to the respective places where sacred relic expositions are held. The exposition of sacred relic to mark the ‘Tripitakaabhiwandana Week,’ got underway this morning (20) at the sacred premises of…

Committee for technical aspects of inclusion of Teravada Tripitaka as a heritage in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register  

President Maithripala Sirisena has taken measures to appoint a committee to advice the technical process of inclusion of Teravada Tripitaka in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register. The Advisory committee consists of Additional Secretary to the President, Esala Weerakoon, Commissioner General of Buddhist Affairs, Sunanda Kariyapperuma, Prof. Madagampitaya Vijithananda Thero, G. Vijitha Nanda Kumar, Additional…

Clean Drinking Water to Kataragama

There are twelve water purification RO plants systems under the Kidney Prevention Program Six RO plant water purification systems were installed for the benefit of thousands of pilgrims and residents of the Katharagama and surrounding areas. These water schemes were vested in the public yesterday (19th) and today (20th) morning. The pilgrims in Kataragama and…

President opens ‘Methsiri Sevana’ , the Kidney Patients Relief Service,  Welfare and Research Centre

President Maithripala Sirisena says due to the broad programmes launched within the past four years in preventing the kidney disease there is a reduction in the spread of kidney disease. The President further said that the public services have been stronger in the last four years, regardless of criticisms. He also said that those services…

Award Ceremony of the Diploma in Sociology and Criminology at University of Sri Jayewardenepura is being held under the patronage of the President

The Diploma Course in Sociology and Criminology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura were held at the BMICH today (19th) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. 166 students who successfully completed the courses obtained the Diploma Certificates and 6 students symbolically were presented diploma certificates by the President.…

President to open ‘Methsiri Sevana’ , the Kidney Patients Relief Service,  Welfare and Research Centre tomorrow

President Maithripala Sirisena will vest in the public the ‘Methsiri Sevana’ , the Kidney Patients Relief Service,  Welfare and Research Centre affiliated to the Anuradhapura General Hospital, tomorrow (20).    The Centre was built at a cost of Rs.437 million utilizing the funds of the National Kidney Fund. The National Kidney Trust Fund established by President…

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