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Final report of the MCC review accessible for public via 3 websites

 The final report by the Expert’s Committee appointed to review the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact (MCC) is accessible for general public in the following websites. http://www.president.gov.lk/ Link 1: https://www.president.gov.lk/si/ජනපතිට-භාරදුන්-mcc-සමාලෝචන www.presidentsoffice.lk Link 1: https://www.presidentsoffice.gov.lk/index.php/2020/06/25/mcc-review-final-report-presented-to-president-2/?lang=si www.pmdnews.lk Link 1: http://www.pmdnews.lk/si/mcc-review-final-report-presented-to-president/ President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed a four-member Committee to review the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact (MCC) on January 01st, 2020. The Committee was…

Curfew completely lifted

  The curfew has completely been lifted effective from today, June 28th Sunday. Curfew which was imposed in order to prevent the spread of COVID -19 for the first time on March 20th was in force from 12.00 midnight to 4.00am from June 13th .                    …

Give space for small entrepreneurs to grow – President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa pointed out that undue interference by the Government could interrupt the progress of small scale enterprises. What is required is the provision of facilities and assistance for skills development. President made these comments during a meeting with the representatives of beauty culture and hair dressing business held at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday…

MCC review final report presented to President

The final report of the Expert’s Committee appointed to review the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact (MCC) was handed over to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (25). Later the report will be placed before the public. The Committee has presented its recommendations following a 6 months long study after  careful consideration of…

‘ITUKAMA’ COVID – 19 Fund balance surpasses Rs. 1407 million…

Following corporate, individual donations and direct deposits, ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund balance has now surpassed Rs. 1407 million. The Chairperson of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation, Dr Nihal Jayathilake donated his salary for May, Rs 119,374 while Kaduwela Municipal Council handed over a sum of Rs 743,620 to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The…

‘ITUKAMA’ COVID – 19 Fund balance surpasses Rs. 1392 million…

Following corporate, individual donations and direct deposits, ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund balance has now surpassed Rs. 1392 million. Anunayake of the Malwathu Chapter, Most Ven. Niyangoda Wijithasiri Thero donated Rs. 192,516, Chief of Madhirigiria Buddhist Center, Ven. Madhirigirye Assaji Thero contribute with Rs 100,000 while Piriven Unit of the Ministry of Education donated…

President wants media to help preserving national identity and Cultural values

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa highlighted the necessity of right media practice that helps preserving Sri Lankan identity and cultural values. He made this comment during a progress review meeting with the Independent Television Network(ITN) at the Presidential Secretariat today(June 23). The changes that should be made to create a new television culture incorporated with the state…

Imports restricted: Now commence production – President tells industrialists

Opportunity is now open to commence productions in many sectors with the limiting of imports of several non-essential items, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said. As pledged in “Saubhagyaye Dekma” policy statement the way has been paved for a people-centric production economy. The current challenge before the industrialists is to win the domestic and global market, President…

No one can divert the path taken by President for the sake of the country- Ven. Ralapanawe Dhammajothi thero

The Chief Incumbent of the Lankarama Vihara, Anuradhapura Ven. Ralapanawe Dhammajothi Thero stated that no one could impede the President’s endeavour to redirect the country towards prosperity. Thero went on to note that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is the only leader to stand firm with his principles and policies in a political arena where all others…