Category: Messages

President’s birthday greetings to Pope Francis

President Maithripala Sirisena conveyed best wishes to Pope Francis who celebrates 79th birthday today (December 17). In a birthday greeting message, President expressed deep appreciation for the efforts of His Holiness to promote cooperation and dialogue and his moral leadership.  “The Blessings of Your Holiness are a great strength for Sri Lanka’s path towards national…

President congratulates Aung San Suu Kyi

President Maithripala Sirisena congratulated the leader of the National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi on her historic landslide victory in the elections. The President also referred to her fearless campaigning for democracy in Myanmar for decades. The bilateral, religious, cultural and trade relations between our two countries are existing for over hundreds of…

Struggle Ven. Maduluwave Sobitha Thera did in recent past for a democratic society is unparalleled – President

President Maithripala Sirisena has expressed shock and sadness over the untimely demise of the Most Venerable Maduluwave Sobitha Thera. In a condolence message, the President said that the people of Sri Lanka will never forget Venerable Maduluwave Sobitha Thera and his commitment for the development of social and religious affairs in the country, building religious…

Foundation of all our development goals is accurate statistics – President

Accurate official statistics is an essential source of information for formulating plans, strategies and policies in the process of development, said President Maithripala Sirisena in his message to mark the World Statistics Day which falls on today. In essence, the foundation of all our development goals is accurate statistics, he further said. “Today, we celebrate…

Hajj symbolizes the spirit of unity – President

Hajj symbolizes the spirit of unity when millions of Muslims living in different continents, speaking different languages and belonging to different nationalities and cultures offer a common prayer to Allah, said President Maithripala Sirisena. The government provides all required facilities to Muslims of Sri Lanka to participate in the annual Hajj pilgrimage, where they renew…

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