Category: Speeches

A National Fund will be established to protect children- President

President Maithripala Sirisena says a National Fund will be established within the next two weeks to take action towards ensuring the protection of the children. Through this initiative it is expected to further strengthen and expeditiously implement the programmes launched by the government for the benefit of the children while taking into consideration the recommendations…

All those who love the country should unitedly form a much needed national movement – President.

Bringing forth a new national movement to form a new goverment and a new set of programs  for the betterment of the country is the main responsibility of all those who love the country  today, said President Maithripala Sirisena.   The President made these remarks participating as the chief guest at the 22nd Annual Conference…

Law must be properly enforced against those who engage in drug smuggling & environmental damage irrespective of their status & positions – President emphasized

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that the law must be properly enforced against the persons who are engaged in drug smuggling and environmental damage irrespective of their status and positions in the society. The President made these remarks addressing the Anuradhapura District Environmental Conference held at the Salgadu Grounds in Anuradhapura, today (14). President Sirisena expressing…

Cabinet paper to provide compensation for the small & medium scale rice mill owners to be presented to the Cabinet meeting tomorrow- President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the cabinet paper to provide compensation and solutions for the issues faced by small and medium scale rice mill owners will be presented to the Cabinet meeting tomorrow. President Sirisena made these remarks at a meeting held at Battaramulla, Ape Gama premises with the small and medium scale entrepreneurs, today (11).…

Economic Transformation will take place this year – President invites all public servants to join hands

An important decision by the President to protect the environment It is mandatory to obtain a licence for  Chainsaw Machine ”This is an election year. While politicians are fighting this election this year, we are confronted with the challenge of raising the country’s economic growth rate, which is an achievable goal this year” stating President Maithripala Sirisena invited…

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…

The  parties in power should not forget the responsibility to produce graduates with vocational expertise – President

A graduate with vocational  skills should be produced to match the local and foreign job market requirements in the university system. This  should not be delayed further by the parties in power, said the President. President Maithripala Sirisena said this in the book launch of ”Sri Lankan education system and the mismatch of  the job…

If a Constitutional amendment to take place the prominence should be given for establishing a stronger parliament – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that if a constitutional amendment to take place for the sake of making a better country he expects a change to strengthen the parliament and, not to accomplish other motives. He made these remarks participating in a religious event held at historical Olaboduwa Sri Jayawardhanarama Raja Maha Vihara in Horana yesterday…

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