Category: Special

President emphasizes that he will not allow anyone to do any harm to Jagath Jayasuriya or any war hero

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that he will not allow anyone in the world to do anything for Retd Major Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya or any of Sri Lanka’s military commanders or war heroes. He made these remarks addressing the 66th anniversary celebrations of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) held at the Campbell Park in Borella,…

Special stamp & first day cover, issued to mark National Insurance Day, presented to President

The special stamp and the first day cover, issued to mark the National Insurance Day, falls on the 1st of September were presented to President Maithripala Sirisena today (Sep. 31) at the President’s Official Residence. Deputy Minister of Postal Services and Muslim Religious Affairs Dulip Wijesekara presented these to the President. The steps were taken…

US lauds Sri Lanka’s ambitious reforms agenda and reconciliation steps

United States Assistant Secretary of State, Alice J. Wells praised the progress made by Sri Lanka under the leadership of President Maithripala Sirisena in the democratic reforms and reconciliation process. She said that the US highly appreciates the “ambitious reforms agenda and historic steps towards reconciliation boldly under taken by President Sirisena.” She said that…

Health sector priority for prevention of diseases – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says future plans for health sector will pay priortize attention on strengthening of prevention of diseases. He said, accordingly the services of Health Medical Officers and Public Health Inspectors (PHIs) will be strengthened through providing additional facilities. The President was speaking at 82nd Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Public Health Inspectors Union,…

Australia announces assistance to combat dengue 

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop announced a major Australian assistance to combat dengue fever in Sri Lanka. She made this announcement when she called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Residence in Colombo today (July 20). Recalling that President Sirisena made a special mention about the spreading of dengue and Chronic Kidney Disease…

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…

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