Category: Special

Media Release

A request has been made not to telecast the occasions when the security forces conduct search operations in houses and public places through the media. Furthermore, clear instructions have been given by President Maithripala Sirisena to the security forces not to allow participation of journalists and civilians when conducting search operations and it has to…

UN Secretary General and other world leaders telephone President to convey condolences and extend fullest support

Several world leaders and the United Nations UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres telephoned President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (24th April) to convey their condolences and to condemn the brutal attacks on innocent civilians on Easter Sunday. Furthermore, they expressed their deepest sympathy and condolence to the families of the victims and to the Government and the people of Sri Lanka and…

President gives firm assurance of curtailing terrorism and bring back normalcy swiftly

Immediate changes in high security positions as there was negligence in carrying out responsibilities APC & Intellectual Round Table Discussions on follow up actions President Maithripala Sirisena assured the nation that he would take every required step to curb terrorism in Sri Lanka, which has raised its ugly head on Easter Sunday and restore normalcy…

A Special Investigation Committee within next 24 hours to investigate causes and background for national catastrophe that occurred today  -President

President Maithripala Sirisena has stated that he will announce within the next 24 hours regarding the appointment of a Special Investigation Committee headed by a Judge of the Supreme Court to investigate causes and background for the grave national catastrophe that occurred today (21) claiming many lives. The Committee will study other reasons that pave…

Special Media Release

A special meeting was held with the participation of Heads of Security Forces, Police and Civil Security Department and other relevant Agencies regarding the current security situation in the country, and during that meeting, the Government decided to take steps to tighten security at all religious places, tourist hotels, hospitals and Embassies and provide security…

President condemns dastardly attack and calls for restraint and patience

Orders swift investigations to find culprits behind conspiracy President Maithripla Sirisena expressed his, shock, deep pain and dismay over the brutal attacks on places of religious worship and other civilian establishments. He said that that he has instructed all law enforcement agencies and defence services to take every possible step to maintain law and order…

President plants a sapling at the auspicious time

President Maithripala Sirisena joined the ritual of planting a fruit sapling today (15th) morning at the auspicious time 11.17 am in the presidential official residence. The auspicious time to plant a sapling was 11.17 a. m. today morning, facing the East, suitably wearing a white dress was added to this Sinhala and Tamil New Year…

President performs New Year rituals

Keeping with the tradition, President Maithripala Sirisena performed New Year rituals today (April 14) at his Official Residence in Colombo. The President joined the ritual to light the hearth with Mrs. Jayanthi Sirisena and other members of the immediate family. The President planted a sapling at his official residence at the auspicious time. Thereafter he…

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