Category: Special

Provide relief assistance to the affected immediately – President instructs officials

President Maithripala Sirisena instructed the relevant officials to take swift measures to provide relief to those who are affected by the severe weather conditions. President also instructed to obtain the assistance of the armed forces in relief operations and as well as in evacuations in flood-prone areas. President further said he will coordinate the allocations…

President commends dancing troops of Armed Forces, Police and Civil Defense Forces 

President Maithripala Sirisena appreciated the talents of dancing troops of the Armed Forces, Police and the Civil Defense. The President presented a memento to them at the President’s House yesterday (23). President Sirisena congratulated the dancers for their contribution to make state festivals colorful and successful. This marks the first occasion where these artistes were…

Media Release

Media Release The attention of the President’s Media Division has been drawn to a media release issued by the Pakistan High Commission on the High Commissioner’s meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena on August 20, 2019. The President’s Media Division wishes to state that the said meeting took place at the request of the High Commissioner…

I will not allow to sign any foreign agreement which is detrimental to the country during my tenure – President

I will not allow to sign any foreign agreement which is a challenge to the country’s independence and sovereignty or not suitable to the country with any world power during my tenure, President MaithripalaSirisena stressed. Although there are discussions in the society about agreements such as SOFA and  Millennium Challenge and a land act which…

Leaders of Sri Lanka and India pledges to strengthen relations based on mutual trust and respect

 Prime Minister Modi concludes Sri Lanka visit Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visited Colombo today on an invitation extended by President Maithripala Sirisena, held discussions with the President at the President’s House in Colombo. Prime Minister Modi was ceremoniously received by President Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat. The visiting Head of Government was accorded…

Media Release

A request has been made not to telecast the occasions when the security forces conduct search operations in houses and public places through the media. Furthermore, clear instructions have been given by President Maithripala Sirisena to the security forces not to allow participation of journalists and civilians when conducting search operations and it has to…

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