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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…

Wax statue museum in Polonnaruwa declared open

President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the wax statue museum of Polonnaruwa ancient technology museum today (12). Polonnaruwa ancient technology museum was vested with the public by President Sirisena on July 23rd this year as Sri Lanka’s first such museum built with the objective of enlightening the present generation on the ancient technical know-how and preserve…

Maha Sanga commends the service of the President 

The  efforts by President Maithripala Sirisena to crack down the drug menace in order to make the society a better place, was appreciated by Maha Sanga led by Ven. Aluthgama Pannasara Thero. Ven. Aluthgama Pannasara Thero further added that the President provided solutions to most of the problems while also preserving the Tripitaka. Sadaham Yatra conducted…

President arrived at Narita International Airport, Tokyo

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived at the Narita International Airport, Tokyo , today(21) to attend the Enthronement ceremony of His Majesty the Emperor Naruhito. A delegation of the Government of Japan warmly received the President at the Airport. Officials of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Japan, including Ambassador Prof. Dhammika Ganganath Dissanayake were also in attendance. On an invitation…

Sri Lanka’s ability to uphold free and fair election process has been commendable – Netherlands FM

The Minister of the Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Stef Block said that Sri Lanka’s ability to uphold free and fair election amidst various challenges has been commended by the number of democratic countries in the world. The visiting Foreign Minister made these comments when he called on President MaithripalaSirisena at the Official Residence of…

The country’s forest density has been increased due to the program implemented during the last four years – President

The forest density of the country has decreased during almost every single government in past. However, the President says that the country’s forest density has increased to a certain extent due to the program implemented during the last four years to protect the environment and increase the forest resources. President Maithripala Sirisena made this observation…

What the country needs for tomorrow is a people’s government free of corruption – President

The President says that the SLFP is trying to provide the country with leaders who work for the country as citizens and not for themselves. President Maithripala Sirisena made this statement addressing the SLFP Galle District Convention at the Elpitiya Public Grounds this (05) afternoon. The President emphasized that it is not his political policy…

‘The incumbent President has a clear vision about the country which most present leaders lack’- Ven. Nedagamuwe Vijayamaithri Nayaka Thero

President Maithripala Sirisena has a clear vision about the country that most leaders in the present era do not have and also has a visionary programme together with determination to prosper this country, said the Deputy Registrar of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya, Ven. Nedagamuwe Vijayamaithri Nayaka Thero. No one can ignore the role he…

“Asgiri Maha Viharaya and the First Freedom Fight in 1818” academic volume launched under the patronage of President

The book titled “Asgiri Maha Viharaya and the First Freedom Fight in 1818” written recalling the first Freedom struggle staged against the British rule was launched under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at Asgiriya Pirivena today (30). The book composed to highlight the importance of the first freedom struggle and the contribution made by…

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