Category: Special

The 40th anniversary celebration of BOI held under the patronage of President  & PM

The 40th anniversary ceremony of the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka, which was established in 1978 as an investment promotion agency of the Government of Sri Lanka  to attract foreign and domestic investment into the economy with the objective of bringing in capital, creating job opportunities and encouraging the development of new skills, was…

President extends his best wishes for Exercise ‘Cormorant Strike VIII – 2017’

President Maithripala Sirisena has extended his best wishes for the Army-pioneered mock Exercise ‘Cormorant Strike VIII – 2017’ at Kuchchaveli, Trincomalee. This Exercise was commenced on 03rd September with the participation of 2,108 infantrymen and mechanized infantrymen, inclusive of 370 sailors and 197 airmen and, the Exercise, made up largely of Army Commandos and Special…

First flag pinned on President, marking Flag Week of National Prisoners’ Day

The first flag to launch the Flag Week to mark the National Prisoners’ Day which falls on September 12 was pinned on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (Sep. 12). The Project Coordinating Secretary of Sri Lanka Prisoners’ Welfare Association R. A. D. Sirisena pinned the flag on the President. The Prisoner’s Welfare…

President emphasized the need for economic cooperation among friendly countries

President Maithripala Sirisena said the countries with excellent cordial relations must strengthen economic cooperation to ensure solid long term bilateral ties. He said this when three new Ambassadors presented credentials to him at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, today (September 11). The envoys are: Mr.Riho Kruuv- Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia Mr.Jorge Juan Castaneda…

President emphasizes that he will not allow anyone to do any harm to Jagath Jayasuriya or any war hero

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that he will not allow anyone in the world to do anything for Retd Major Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya or any of Sri Lanka’s military commanders or war heroes. He made these remarks addressing the 66th anniversary celebrations of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) held at the Campbell Park in Borella,…

Special stamp & first day cover, issued to mark National Insurance Day, presented to President

The special stamp and the first day cover, issued to mark the National Insurance Day, falls on the 1st of September were presented to President Maithripala Sirisena today (Sep. 31) at the President’s Official Residence. Deputy Minister of Postal Services and Muslim Religious Affairs Dulip Wijesekara presented these to the President. The steps were taken…

US lauds Sri Lanka’s ambitious reforms agenda and reconciliation steps

United States Assistant Secretary of State, Alice J. Wells praised the progress made by Sri Lanka under the leadership of President Maithripala Sirisena in the democratic reforms and reconciliation process. She said that the US highly appreciates the “ambitious reforms agenda and historic steps towards reconciliation boldly under taken by President Sirisena.” She said that…

Health sector priority for prevention of diseases – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says future plans for health sector will pay priortize attention on strengthening of prevention of diseases. He said, accordingly the services of Health Medical Officers and Public Health Inspectors (PHIs) will be strengthened through providing additional facilities. The President was speaking at 82nd Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Public Health Inspectors Union,…

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