Category: Messages

President’s Thaipongal Message

Thaipongal Message Since the dawn of civilization, the humanity’s devotion to the sun that symbolizes the wholeness of nature has remained intact. From among the many traditional festival and rituals of Hindus in veneration of the sun, Thaipongal is the foremost festival that marks the supreme status the Hindus have bestowed upon the sun throughout…

Progress of the human race was pioneered by people who faced challenges with confidence – President

  President Maithripala Sirisena, his message issued for New Year, states that the progress of the human race was pioneered by people who faced challenges with confidence, utmost courage and determination amidst obstacles. “Our goals could be achieved if we manage our work efficiently and productively, and do the right thing at the right time…

President’s Milad-un-Nabi message

Message I am pleased to send this message of greetings on the occasion of Meelad-un-Nabi, the historical moment of the birth of Prophet Mohammad. This is an occasion for the people to draw attention to the teachings of the Prophet that lays emphasis on peace and harmony, which is the foundation for national unity and…

President’s condolence message on the demise of the Hon. Chief Minister of the state of Tamil Nadu Ms. J. Jayalalithaa

MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE I am saddened by the news of the demise of the honourable Chief Minister of the state of Tamil Nadu Ms. J. Jayalalithaa. Honourable Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was totally dedicated to the welfare of the people she represented and was dearly loved by her people. Hon. Jayalalithaa was a towering presence in…

President visits Cuban Embassy in Colombo to express his condolences over demise of Fidel Castro

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the Cuban Embassy in Colombo, today (28) to express his condolences over the demise of Mr. Fidel Castro Ruz, former President of the Republic of Cuba and an iconic revolutionary of the twentieth century. The President signed the Book of Condolences opened at the Embassy. The Cuban Ambassador Ms. Juana Elena…

President congratulates US President-Elect Donald Trump

“The Government and the people of Sri Lanka join me in congratulating you on your victory”, said President Maithripala Sirisena sending a congratulatory message to the President-elect of the US, Mr. Donald Trump. “Sri Lanka and the United States are bound by deeply rooted and longstanding democratic traditions and common values”, said President Sirisena in…