Category: Speeches

Govt. committed to pure & transparent financial management – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the Government is committed to strengthen the national economy by ensuring the purity and transparency of financial management. The president made these remarks addressing the inauguration ceremony of the 20th Annual Meeting of the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering, commenced in Colombo, today (17). The 2017 APG Annual Meeting and Technical…

Dreams of those who try to come to power through political conspiracies will never come true – President

“Those who stole the people’s money, made unlawful profits from state property and committed fraud, corruption and crimes when they were in power, are trying to convince the people that they are coming to power again”, says President Maithripala Sirisena. “Those attempts which are based on the ignoble political conspiracies will never become a reality.…

Trade Union Movement of SLFP contributed transformations of the country – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the Trade Union Movement of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) contributed to make a huge transformation in the economic, social and cultural fields of the country. “The SLFP and its trade union movement were humanist movements forwarded through one path”, he said. The President was speaking at the occasion to…

Every possible step to be taken to free co-operative movement from taxes – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says he would take every possible step would be taken as a government to strengthen the co-operative movement which is a common people’s movement. He added that the government will take maximum possible steps to free the co-operative movement from taxes. The President was speaking at the 95th International Co-operative Day celebration…

Solution for the competition for popular schools, is to equip rural schools with all facilities – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the only clear and sustainable solution for the competition among parents to admit their children to popular schools, is to equip the schools in the villages with all the facilities. The present Government, which is working according to that policy, has taken many steps to develop the rural schools, the President…

I don’t blame university students for activities of politically indecent groups – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says some politically indecent groups are trying to show the country that the government is acting to emasculate the free education by depriving the opportunities of the students of the medical faculties in government universities. “They are misleading the university students. I don’t blame any university student for the actions of those…

Govt. aim is to provide prosperous economy for Rajarata people – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the Government will take steps to provide prosperous economy for the people of Rajarata as well as to provide better education for their children. He made these remarks addressing a ceremony to open the newly built Aesthetic Studies Unit, Agricultural Laboratory and Home Science Lab at the Athtanakadawala Maha Vidyalaya ,…

Politicians & public servants should work with public to solve waste management &  Dengue issues – President

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that the politicians as well as the public servants should join hands with the public to find solutions for the waste management issue and the  Dengue menace.  He made these remarks addressing the Colombo District Special Environment Conference held at the Maharagama Youth Centre Auditorium, yesterday (20). President Sirisena said that…