Category: Special

President opens Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo

President Maithripala Sirisena today (Nov. 16) opened Shangri-La Hotel built in front of Galle Face. This hotel is another stride in expansion of the facilities for the tourists coming to Colombo. This is the 101st hotel of the chain of Shangri-La Hotels world-wide. The hotel consists the fine and modern accommodation in the country, with…

President attends musical concert to commemorate late lyricist Premakeerthi De Alwis

President Maithripala Sirisena participated in the ‘Sandakan Watila’ musical concert held at the Nelum Pokuna Theater yesterday (12) to commemorate the late veteran lyricist Premakeerthi De Alwis. The prominent singers Victor Rathnayake, Sunil Edirisinghe, T.M. Jayarathna, and  Priya Suriyasena sang several songs written by late Premakeerthi De Alwis at this colourful event.  Mrs . Nirmala…

High level Japanese delegation calls on President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that Japan is continuously assisting Sri Lanka as a true friend. He said this when a high-level Japanese delegation called on him today (November 1) at the Presidential Secretariat to discuss the Japanese development projects in Sri Lanka. Head of the Delegation, Director General of International Cooperation Bureau, Assistant Minister Kazuya…

New Navy Commander calls on President

Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe, who assumed duties as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (31). Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe met the President to formally inform that he assumed duties as the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy. The Commander also presented a memento…

Emir of Qatar warmly welcomes the President

A joint committee to boost bilateral ties Assistance to develop the ports of Sri Lanka & infrastructure facilities Emir of Qatar agreed to invest for a natural gas power plant Assistance for development activities in Sri Lanka through Qatar Development Fund Seven new agreements signed between the two countries   President Maithripala Sirisena who is…

Rear Admiral S.S. Ranasinghe has been appointed as new Navy Commander

Rear Admiral S.S. Ranasinghe has been appointed as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy by President Maithripala Sirisena. This appointment was made in accordance with the power vested in the President under the constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and this new appointment will be effective from tomorrow (October 26). With this…

National Deepavali Festival 2017 under patronage of President & Prime Minister

The National Deepavali Festival 2017 was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees, yesterday (15). The Hindus world over celebrate Deepavali, the festival of lights next Wednesday (18). The President along with the Prime Minister extended their best wishes to the Hindu people in Sri Lanka…

AAT Sri Lanka 15th Annual Conference held under President’s patronage

The inauguration ceremony of the 15th Annual Conference of the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka (AAT Sri Lanka) was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Waters Edge Hotel, Battaramulla, yesterday (10). The 15th Annual Conference of AAT Sri Lanka was commenced yesterday under the theme “Change; Challenge to an…

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