Category: Speeches

New Cabinet of Ministers sworn in

The new Cabinet of Ministers were sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat, today (22). Following are the Ministers and their portfolios: 1. Hon. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa – Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs, Policy Development, Buddha Sasana, Cultural, Water Supply & Urban Development, Housing Facilities 2. Hon. Nimal Siripala de Silva…

New President sworn in

The winner of the 2019 Presidential Election, SLPP candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka today (November 18) in Anuradhapura. He took oaths before Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya. Secretary to the President Udaya R Seniviratne read out the proclamation declaring Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the President. Prime Minister Ranil…

President addresses the nation; promises to further strengthen democracy  in the future

Delivering his final address to the nation as the incumbent leader, President Maithripala Sirisena assured to offer his support in the future to build a democratic society, a prosperous economy in our beloved Motherland. President thanking the 6.2 million voters for electing him to lead the country on 8th  January 2015, said he did not…

Kalu Ganga Reservoir project vested with the public

Ambana New Town ready to provide public service President says the Moragahakanda – Kalu Ganga Multi-Purpose Development Project will transform the agro-economy in this country The country should deviate from chemical fertilizer to organic fertilizer  The completed Kalu Ganga Reservoir project was vested with the public by President Maithripala Sirisena today (7). The Kalu Ganga…

Ability to hand over Moragahakanda – Kalu Ganga Project to the nation is a fulfillment of aspirations of farming community – President

The ability to complete and hand over the Moragahakanda – Kalu Ganga Project to the nation during his tenure can be regarded as a fulfillment of great aspirations of farming community in this country, President Maithripala Sirisena said today (06). President made these comments at an event held in Polonnaruwa. President handed over several educational…

The country should always move towards victories – President 

A country should always move towards victories, emphasized President Maithripala Sirisena while adding that one must ensure tasks that could not be completed today for the benefit of the should be completed tomorrow. Handing over of several development projects completed under “Pibidemu Polonnaruwa” Programme was held under the patronage of President Sirisena today (1) and…

A research institute on Kannangara Free Education Concept should be established immediately – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that at a time when various definitions are been present on the free education, there is an imperative need to provide an understanding regarding what is the authentic Kannangara free education policy and its philosophy to the society. For this purpose, a research institute on the Kannangara Free Education Concept should…

President declared open newly developed Grama Shakthi village in Palugaswewa

Comprehensive national program on illegal drug abuse was launched to alleviate the poverty of the rural masses – President The Asirigama Village at Palugaswewa in Anuradhapura, which was developed under the guidance of President Maithripala Sirisena under the Grama Shakthi People’s Movement, was vested with the public today (09) morning. On December 21, 2018, the…

What the country needs for tomorrow is a people’s government free of corruption – President

The President says that the SLFP is trying to provide the country with leaders who work for the country as citizens and not for themselves. President Maithripala Sirisena made this statement addressing the SLFP Galle District Convention at the Elpitiya Public Grounds this (05) afternoon. The President emphasized that it is not his political policy…

With the dedication of our heroic troops, the enemy could be defeated – President

The President says that the brave soldiers have been able to overcome all hostilities against Motherland at all the times. President Maithripala Sirisena expressed these view at the passing out ceremony held at the Katukurunda Special Forces Training School today (05th) morning. A total of 274 officers including 50 junior Police Inspectors, 183 junior Police…

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