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A meeting between the speaker, representatives of United National Front, Tamil National Alliance and the President

A meeting was held between Speaker of the Parliament, Karu Jayasuriya, and the representatives of the political parties of United National Front and the Tamil National Alliance met President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s office today(15). In the 2-hour long meeting discussions were held regarding the current political developments. The leaders of those political parties…

Speaker has ignored the Constitution, Standing Orders and parliamentary traditions – President

Full text of the reply sent by President Maithripala Sirisena to the Speaker: Hon. Karu Jayasuriya Speaker Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Sri Jayewardhanepura Kotte Hon. Speaker, I paid my attention to your letter and its attachments sent to me in relation to the in the Parliamentary matters on November 14,…

President inquires into the progress of the projects of Presidential Task Force and Special programs conducted by President’s office

A discussion was held on the progress of the activities of the Presidential Special Task Force and the special programs conducted under the President’s office at the President’s office today(14). The Nationals program for drugs prevention, Grama Shakthi People’s Movement, the program to reconstruct 2400 Ellanga irrigation systems, National environmental conservation program, Agriculture Development Program,…

National Security Council meets

A National Security Council meeting chaired by President Maithripala Sirisena was held at 8.00 p.m. today. During this meeting, the President discussed about the country’s security situation and instructed the heads of all the security forces to ensure a peaceful environment in the country.

President visits Ministry of Lands

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the Ministry of Lands and observed its functioning today (Nov 13). After inquiring into process of granting title deeds at the Land Commissioner General’s Department, the President explained the necessity of make more efficient those activities to provide valuable service to the public. Also, President Sirisena pointed out the importance of…

President visits Central environment authority

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the Central Environment Authority and observed its functioning today (Nov 13). After inquiring into internal functions of CEA and its financial dealings, President Srisena instructed the officials to continue its activities to achieve the objectives for the year without allowing the political climate be a hindrance. The President also looked into…

‘Business Today’ Awards Ceremony under President’s patronage

The ‘Business Today’ Awards Ceremony was held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo, yesterday (12) to felicitate the companies that have excelled in business. President Maithripala Sirisena participated as the Chief Guest at the Awards Ceremony and presented awards for the outstanding entrepreneurs. The awards ceremony was titled as the ‘Business Today Top 30’ and…

President on inspection visit to Mahaweli Authority & National Gem & Jewellery Authrity

The Mahaweli Authority officers stated that the water filling process of the Kalu Gaga reservoir of the Moraghakanda Kalug Ganga project which is the final Mahaweli project of the country is in a highly satisfactory level. The water filling process of the reservoir was initiated under the patronage of the President Maithripala Sirisena on late…

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