Category: Special

My commitment is to fulfill the needs of the country and not to regain power – President

I total commitment is to accomplish the essential needs of the country and not to regain the power, said President Maithripala Sirisena. “Some alleged that I have betrayed my country through my government’s foreign policy. I reject such allegations. No nation has tried to influence or pressurise the Sri Lankan government. But, they have one…

Full text of the Special Statement made by President Maithripala Siorisena on the steps taken to provide relief to the people affected by floods and landslides:

Today, I am making this statement before my beloved people to briefly explain the disastrous situation faced by the people resulting from this inclement weather, landslides and floods and further to explain about the steps that had been taken by the Government in this regard. I take this opportunity to convey our deepest condolences as…

A special committee to look into nationwide power failure

President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed a special committee to make recommendations to the Government regarding the steps that should be taken immediately on nationwide power failure considering issues related in this regard and scrutinizing the other factors on this matter. The committee is comprised of Minister of Power and Renewable Energy, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Ministers Susil…

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