Category: Special

Speech delivered by President Maithripala Sirisena at the 71st Independence Day celebrations on February 4, 2019

Speech delivered by President Maithripala Sirisena at the 71st Independence Day celebrations on February 4, 2019 Most Venerable Mahasangha, Hindu, Islam and Christian Prelates, President of Maldives who is the Guest of Honor at the71st Independence Day celebrations, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Speaker of Parliament, Chief Justice, Your Excellencies representing foreign governments, Ministers and…

Greetings for 71st National Day from Queen Elizabeth and other world leaders

Queen Elizabeth ll and many other world leaders have sent their greeting to President Maithripala Sirisena on the occasion of the 71st National Day. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II issued the following message on the occasion of Sri Lanka’s Independence Day: “It gives me great pleasure to send Your Excellency Maithripala Sirisena my congratulations on the…

Late  Prime Minister &  founder of SLFP S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike ’s birth commemoration under President’s patronage

The 120th birth anniversary celebration of late Prime Minister and  the founder of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike, was held near his statue at the Galle Face Green, today (08) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.  President Sirisena paid floral tributes to the statue. General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom…

Theravada Tripitaka: Unique national heritage

by; Sugeeswara Senadhira The most important gift Sri Lanka ever received from overseas, the message of the Gauthama Buddha has introduced a unique religious philosophy together with a new culture and a way of life to the people of this country. The teachings of the Buddha or the Thervada Tripitaka was introduced by Arahath Mahinda…

President instructs to provide immediate relief to people affected by heavy rains and floods

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed relevant authorities to provide immediate relief to the people affected by the heavy rains and floods that prevailed in the Mullaitivu, Mannar and Kilinochchi District. All necessary facilities will be provided to the people in the threatened areas until the floods subside, President Maithripala Sirisena instructed relevant authorities to release…

Ranil Wickremesinghe was given the post of Prime Minister, because I am a leader who values Parliamentary tradition & democracy, says President, addressing the new Prime Minister and representatives of UNP

I made a statement that I will not give Ranil Wickremesinghe the post of Prime Minister even if a request is made by all the 225 Parliamentarians and it is my own personal political opinion, and my view is still the same, but I have decided to invite Ranil Wickremesinghe as a I am a…

All the state functions & meetings will be conducted only in Government auditoriums & institutions

– Presidential Circular All the public officials have been informed today (06) through a circular issued by the Government under the guidance of the President, the total ban of using private hotels, specially luxury hotels, by all the state institutions, including the Ministries, Departments and Statutory Boards to conduct their respective ceremonies, meetings and various…

Press Release

Press Release Following the assuming Office of President ,  President Maithripala Sirisena on January, 08, 2015, as a result of his initiate and great commitment, the 19th amendment to the constitution of Sri Lanka was adopted to resolve the problematical situation prevailed over the period of three decades regarding the democracy of the country. Through…

Media Release

Media Release A special discussion was held with all the Secretaries to Ministries under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, today (Dec 04). ‘’The Court of Appeal on December 03, 2018 issued an interim injunction temporarily restraining the Prime Minister and his Cabinet of Ministers, who were appointed by H.E. the…

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