Category: Speeches

All the Sri Lankan fishermen arrested by Seychelles will be released  – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says he was able to get the release of all the Sri Lankan fishermen arrested by Seychelles for poaching in their waters. This was a result of his bilateral discussions held with the President Danny Faure of Seychelles.     He made these remarks addressing the “Miridiya Waruna” 2018 award ceremony held at…

President urges parents not to pressure children over Grade Five Scholarship exam

President Maithripala Sirisena said urged the parents not to pressure children over Grade 5 Scholarship Examination. He said the country’s child generation had to face great inconvenience since parents consider the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination as the one and only barrier which decided their future. As such, he directed all school principals to organise an…

President commends the service rendered by National Mediation Boards to build a reconciled society

President Maithripala Sirisena says the service rendered by the members of the National Mediation Boards to build a reconciled society is laudable. He made these remarks addressing a ceremony to mark the National Mediation Day held at the Temple Trees, today (03). Addressing the event, the President further said when the feeling of unity and collectivity…

It is the responsibility of all to protect the future generation of the country- President

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that all responsible parties must pay serious attention to the challenges faced by children in today’s society, in the same manner we talk about the rights and privileges of the children on World Children’s Day. He made these remarks participating in the Annual Prize Giving ceremony of the Rewatha National School…

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