Category: Special

Four new envoys present credentials to President

Three Ambassadors and a  High Commissioner  presented credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s House, Colombo, today (28). The envoys are: Mr.Nejmeddine Lakhal-   Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia Mr.Jose Ramon Baranano Fernandez – Ambassador of Spain Mr. Archil Dzuliashvill- Ambassador of Georgia Mr. Conrad Mederic-  High Commissioner for the Republic of Seychelles President…

President instructs relevant sectors to eliminate obstacles for waste management

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to expedite the submission of investigation reports on waste management by the Ministry of Environment and the Central Environmental Authority to take further actions in this regard. He also gave instructions to the relevant sectors to prepare a new cabinet paper to ban the use of unsafe polythene types.…

Garbage disposal declared an essential service

President Maithripala Sirisena instructed to issue an extraordinary gazette notification to declare garbage disposal as an essential service, with effect from midnight of April 20. The gazette focuses on steps that are being taken when disposing, collecting, transporting, storing, preparing, segregating garbage and disposing garbage collected from households as well as that which is collected…

President emphasizes need of a joint programme to protect archaeological sites

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized the need of a joint programme to protect the historical places with great archaeological value. He made these remarks during a discussion regarding protecting historic places with archaeological values held at the President’s Official Residence, today (22). During the meeting it was discussed in detail to implement a accelerated programme to…

President meets Malaysian King

The official meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and the King of Malaysia Sultan Muhammad was held today (Dec. 16) at the Palace of the Malaysian King. President Sirisena who arrived in the palace, was warmly welcomed by the King. During the discussion, the Malaysian King praised the activities of the new government of Sri Lanka.…

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