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The Report of the Former Army chiefs to President

A report compiled by former security chiefs on the current security situation in the country and proposals for action to be taken for national security, was handed over by Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (03rd). Former Chief of Defence General Jagath Jayasuriya, Former Commander of Air Force Air…

United Nations to give fullest support to President’s drive to curb terrorism

UN Counterterrorism experts team to assist Sri Lankan military officers  United Nations Under Secretary General for Alliance of Civilizations Miguel Angle Moratinos conveyed congratulations to President Maithripala Sirisena for taking swift action to control the situation after the Ester Sunday terrorist attacks. Mr Moratinos, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain has arrived…

President appoints Cabinet Sub Committee propose steps to ecover tourism industry

There is a firm potential to defeat terrorism – President re emphasizes President Maithripala Sirisena says that the government is responsible for  working towards recovering and re establishing the tourism industry and the hotel chains and other business sectors that were badly affected due to the recent terrorist attack. A Cabinet Sub-Committee will be appointed at…

President participated in alms giving held at Gangaramaya Temple to invoke merits to the deceased persons from Easter Sunday attacks

President Maithripala Sirisena attended the alms giving held at the Hunupitiya Gangaramaya Temple, Colombo today (28), with the aim of passing merits to the deceased persons from the Easter Sunday attacks as well as to wish a speedy recovery for the injured persons from this incident. Alms were offered to 50 monks and this event…

All Religious Committee gathered

President says he will take the responsibility of establishing a peaceful environment in the country eradicating terrorism President requests all religious leaders to commit themselves to ensure peace & harmony among the public President Maithripala Sirisena says as the Head of the State he will take over the responsibility of establishing a peaceful and free…

President chairs the All party conference

Everybody should come together to ensure the security of the country irrespective of party or colour barriers. The All Party Conference was held with the participation of all party leaders, and representatives under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena today (25). Lengthy discussions were held regarding the current situation of the country and the actions…

President confident about curtail terrorism and bring back normalcy swiftly

Foreign envoys assures every possible support to President to curb terrorism in Sri Lanka The envoys of foreign countries and the representatives of international agencies were unanimous in their expression of fullest support to President Maithripala Sirisena to curb terrorism in Sri Lanka, which has raised its ugly head on Easter Sunday. Addressing all the…

President visits St.Sebastian’s Church, Katuwapitiya,Negombo

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the recently bombed St. Sebastian’s Church, Katuwapitiya, Negombo today (23) to inquire into the present situation and inspect damages caused to the church. The President met with the Parish Priest Fr. Srilal Fonseka and extended his deepest condolences to him towards all the Catholics in the area. President Sirisena also inquired regarding…

President calls on Archbishop. There is no room for these kind of brutal activities in the country in future – President

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the Archbishop’s House today (22) and called on the Archbishop of Colombo, His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith. President Sirisena expressed his, shock, deep pain and dismay over the brutal attacks on places of catholic religious worship and discussed over the future steps that should be taken regarding this incident. During this…

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