Category: Speeches

President urges IORA to work out a stable legal order to confront illicit drug smuggling – President at the IORA Leaders’ Summit

President Maithripala Sirisena, addressing the Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit suggested to work out a stable legal order to confront with the issue of illicit drugs, in conformity with the principles of the freedom of navigation. “I suggest IORA to work out a stable legal order to confront these concerns in the conformity It…

President requests politicians to serve public without divisions

President Maithripala Sirisena requested all the politicians to fulfill their collective responsibility without trying to make divisions among themselves when serving the public. The President further said that it is not appropriate to make divisions among politicians in the process of developing the country and all the politicians must unite to build this country for…

President launches a book on ‘Buddhist Ideals of Good governance’

The launching ceremony of the book ‘Buddhist Ideals of Good governance’ was held today (Jan. 16) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. The book was written by the Director of Religious Affairs of UNESCO headquarters, a professor at Sorbonne University, France Ven. Thampalawela Dhammarathana Thero and a professor at the same university Prof Francois…