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The truthful and proud story of 30-year war victory should be revealed to the future generation as well as to the world- President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that it is a timely need to write the full story regarding the great heroic story of the thirty-year long war victory, in a manner the future generation also can read about the bravery of the great war heroes, patriotism and their great humanitarian nature. The President pointed out that through…

Presidential pardons for 762 prisoners on Vesak

The state ceremony to release the prisoners will be held at the Welikada Prison premises under the patronage of President  Maithripala Sirisena tomorrow (18). The Presidential Pardon for the inmates is granted under Article 34 of the Constitution. Prisoners who have been convicted for minor offences under the Penal Code will be granted Presidential pardon.

President requests not to allow any room to achieve objectives of terrorists by dividing into ethnic groups

The objectives of the terrorists are being fulfilled through creating conflicts among the communities based on their ethnicities, said President Maithripala Sirisena. The President requested all Sri Lankans not to allow any room to achieve the objective of terrorists to divide the country. He made these remarks addressing the State Vesak Festival held at the…

President meets the Prime Minister of China

A meeting between president Maithripala Sirisena and the Prime minister of China Li Keqiang  was held at Beijing today (15 ). The prime minister of China expressed condolences regarding the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka. The two leaders discussed the details of agreements reached during the talks between the two Presidents and China assured every…

Chinese President promises all possible assistance to Sri Lanka in its endeavour to strengthen national security by wiping out terrorism.

  Rs 2300 million Chinese grant for defence sector in Sri Lanka 100 jeeps and many other equipment costing Rs. 1,500 million to the Sri Lanka Police Department Bilateral agreement on Defence cooperation Chinese expertise and modern equipment for anti-terrorism operations Chinese President Xi Jinping today (14th) vowed to provide all possible assistance to Sri…

I will fulfil the responsibilities of building a peaceful country after eradicating terrorism from the Motherland – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he was not affected by terrorism and that he would fulfill the responsibility of building a peaceful country after eradicating terrorism. The President said that the law will be enforced against anyone who is responsible for the incident on April 21. He said this, addressing in the final progress review meeting…

We should be committed to destroy terrorism – President

The President emphasizes that everyone should unite to destroy the terrorism and we should not be separated by race, religion and political. President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that when it is being spreading racism, politically criticizing each other and separated from communalism, it is definitely strengthened the terrorists in country. That the meeting was held at the President’s House in…

President briefs diplomatic community about the successful operations to curb terrorism and bring back normalcy

President Maithripala Sirisena briefed the diplomatic community about the progress of the operations carried out by the security forces to curb Islam terrorist activities and the steps taken by the government to bring back normalcy in the country speedily. He thanked the international community for the cooperation and assistance provided to Sri Lanka at this…

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