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President congratulates Indian PM Modi on his electoral victory

President Maithripala Sirisena extended his warm congratulation to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his victory in the recently concluded General Elections. Issuing  a congratulatory message President Sirisena stated that ‘The decision of the people of India to entrust your Party and its alliance partners the responsibility of guiding India’s destiny for a further term…

The truthful and proud story of 30-year war victory should be revealed to the future generation as well as to the world- President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that it is a timely need to write the full story regarding the great heroic story of the thirty-year long war victory, in a manner the future generation also can read about the bravery of the great war heroes, patriotism and their great humanitarian nature. The President pointed out that through…

President instructs security divisions not to close roads to facilitate VIP movements causing obstruction to general public

President Maithripala Sirisena has given strict instructions not to close roads in any way causing obstruction to the general public in order to facilitate easy and free movement of VIPs and their convoys. The President paid attention in this regard during the Cabinet meeting held, yesterday (21) made these instructions. The President has given these…

President presents ‘Vishishta Seva Vibhushana’

President Maithripala Sirisena presented “Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya (Distinguished Service Decoration)” medals to the senior officers in the Sri Lanka Army, Navy and Air-Force today (22nd) morning at the Presidential Secretariat. These medals were awarded to the Senior Officers of the Regular Forces of the three services for exceptional and distinguished services with 25 year’s loyal…

Motherland is at all times safeguarded due to the excellence & commitment of brave war heroes – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the Motherland is at all times safeguarded due to the excellence, commitment and sacrifice of the brave war heroes. The President further said that as the Commander in Chief he strongly believeed that our brave war heroes have the ability to establish sustainable peace in the country totally eradicating the present…

Presidential pardons for 762 prisoners on Vesak

The state ceremony to release the prisoners will be held at the Welikada Prison premises under the patronage of President  Maithripala Sirisena tomorrow (18). The Presidential Pardon for the inmates is granted under Article 34 of the Constitution. Prisoners who have been convicted for minor offences under the Penal Code will be granted Presidential pardon.

President requests not to allow any room to achieve objectives of terrorists by dividing into ethnic groups

The objectives of the terrorists are being fulfilled through creating conflicts among the communities based on their ethnicities, said President Maithripala Sirisena. The President requested all Sri Lankans not to allow any room to achieve the objective of terrorists to divide the country. He made these remarks addressing the State Vesak Festival held at the…

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