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‘ITUKAMA’ COVID – 19 Fund balance surpasses Rs. 1448 million

Following corporate and individual donations and direct deposits, ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund balance has now surpassed Rs. 1448 million. The National Hospital for Respiratory Diseases, Welisara has donated Rs. 135,044.53 to the Fund and the cheque for this sum was handed over to the Director General of Administration of the Presidential Secretariat,…

President sojourns Puttalam District: People flock to present grievances

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa attended a series of public gatherings in Puttalam today (06) organized in support of candidates of Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna (SLPP) contesting the upcoming Parliamentary election. Residents in Nainamadama, Marawila requested the President to take measures to repair the salt water dam in the area as a solution to the prevailing…

President calls for full report on shortcomings in Polonnaruwa schools

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Polonnaruwa was briefed by the public regarding several issues including the teacher shortages affecting many schools in the district. President Rajapaksa paying his swift attention to this matter requested the former State Minister Roshan Ranasinghe to prepare a full report on the shortcomings in schools. The President made these remarks joining…

President engages in religious observances at Veherabenda Kutiya and Thanthirimale Rajamaha Viharas

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa engaged in religious observances in Veherabanda Kutiya and Thanthirimale Rajamaha Viharas today(July 04). According to the Sinhala Shila Lekana Sangrahaya(Stone Inscriptions Volume), the King Bathiya the 1st has constructed the  Veherabanda Kutiya Rajamaha Vihara between 5th and 6th AD. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited the Veherabanda Kutiya Rajamaha Vihara in the morning. The…

President in Anuradhapura says agriculture will be country’s priority

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that agriculture will be country’s priority after resolving number of persisting issues and shortcomings affecting it. Issues such as shortage of water supply and fertilizer for agriculture are being addressed by the government. Failure to make payments due to suppliers on time has resulted in delay in the importation of fertilizers.…

President in Polonnaruwa on Sunday (05) to assure SLPP victory

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will visit Polonnaruwa on Sunday(July 05) to join Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) election campaign. President will also participate in a number of meetings in Polonnaruwa to guarantee the victory of SLPP candidates in the upcoming general election. Following are the meetings organized in the district throughout the day under the patronage…