Category: Special

PRESS RELEASE

Government officials have been instructed by His Excellency the President to take immediate action to ensure the safety and welfare of the people during disaster situations such as floods and landslides resulting from the prevailing adverse weather conditions in many districts of the country. Ministry officials, District Secretaries and Divisional Secretaries have been provided with…

President addresses the nation; promises to further strengthen democracy  in the future

Delivering his final address to the nation as the incumbent leader, President Maithripala Sirisena assured to offer his support in the future to build a democratic society, a prosperous economy in our beloved Motherland. President thanking the 6.2 million voters for electing him to lead the country on 8th  January 2015, said he did not…

SPECIAL PRESS RELEASE

  The facilities have been strengthened throughout the country for the citizens to exercise their franchise freely at the Presidential Election 2019 to be held on November 16th, 2019. As per instructions by His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena Police and armed forces have taken measures to ensure a free and fair election and the…

Press Release

President Maithripala Sirisena denied the fake news that has been circulated within the social media claiming that he was disappointed with certain decisions that he had taken during his tenure and  he is set to reveal everything with this regard on November 18 having held discussions with his family and closed ones. The President further…

Media Release

Many religious leaders, former Supreme Court Judges, lawyers, civil society leaders and youth leaders have made representations to President Maithripala Sirisena, recommending granting a sympathetic consideration to the appeal for granting Presidential pardon to 34-year old Don Shramantha Jude Anthony Jayamaha, who is serving a life imprisonment on the murder taken place at Royal Park,…

Special Media Release

It has been reported to me certain state institutes and individuals had used the circular bearing PS/SP/SB/C/14/2019 issued by me on April 23, 2019 in order to ensure the security at State Institutions and other venues with national importance following the Easter Sunday attacks, to mislead the public on an imminent security threat. The said…

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…

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