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Three New Secretaries appointed

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed three new Secretaries this morning. Dr. P. B. Jayasundara was appointed as the Secretary to the President and Major General (Retd.) Kamal Gunaratne was appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence. Former Central Bank Deputy Governor S. R. Attygalle has been appointed as the Secretary to the Treasury and…

President Rajapaksa assumes duties

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa assumed duties as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka at the Presidential Secretariat today (19). The President assumed duties following religious observances and the event was attended by former president Maithripala Sirisena as well. Several political party leaders including Prof. G. L. Peiris, Dinesh Gunawardane, Douglas Devananda, Wimal Weerawansa, Vasudeva Nanayakkara, Prof.…

New President sworn in

The winner of the 2019 Presidential Election, SLPP candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka today (November 18) in Anuradhapura. He took oaths before Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya. Secretary to the President Udaya R Seniviratne read out the proclamation declaring Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the President. Prime Minister Ranil…

World leaders congratulate new President

Regional leaders yesterday extended their congratulations to President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his landslide victory in the Presidential Election. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a Twitter message congratulated the incoming President on his victory. “I look forward to working closely with you for deepening the close and fraternal ties between our two countries and citizens,…

President congratulates President – elect

President Maithripala Sirisena extended his warm congratulations to Gotabaya Rajapaksa who was elected as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka. President Sirisena wrapping up his official duties as the 6th Executive President of the country yesterday pledged his unwavering support to the incoming President to perform his duties. In his address to the nation President said…

Malwatte and Asgiri Maha Nayaka Theros invoke blessings on President

President Maithripala Sirisena visited Dalada Maligawa today (16) and paid homage to the Sacred Tooth Relic. The President received the blessings of the Most Venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala Maha Nayaka Thero of Malwatte Chapter. President handed over the claim certificate of Sri Maha Viharaya in Lumbini, Nepal to the Maha Nayaka. Then the President visited…

President addresses the nation; promises to further strengthen democracy  in the future

Delivering his final address to the nation as the incumbent leader, President Maithripala Sirisena assured to offer his support in the future to build a democratic society, a prosperous economy in our beloved Motherland. President thanking the 6.2 million voters for electing him to lead the country on 8th  January 2015, said he did not…

President casts his vote in Polonnaruwa

President Maithripala Sirisena casted his vote in the Presidential Elections 2019 at Sri Vidyaloka Vihara in New Town in Polonnaruwa today (16). Accompanied by Ms. Jayanthi Sirisena and family members President performed religious rituals at Viharaya prior to voting. President also engaged in a friendly discussion with the voters at the polling center. ” order_by=”sortorder”…

SPECIAL PRESS RELEASE

  The facilities have been strengthened throughout the country for the citizens to exercise their franchise freely at the Presidential Election 2019 to be held on November 16th, 2019. As per instructions by His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena Police and armed forces have taken measures to ensure a free and fair election and the…

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