Category: Speeches

Sri Lanka’s main concern is achieving a sustainable future – President

Sustainability is a term in the development terminology. Therefore, every Government focuses on it. Achieving a Sustainable future is as in many other countries, a main concern of the Government of Sri Lanka, said President Maithripala Sirisena intervening in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Session, yesterday (19). Extending our support to the Clean Ocean…

‘Our “Blue-Green” economic plan ensures resource utilization in a sustainable manner’ – President at Commonwealth Business Forum

‘Our Government’s “Blue-Green” economic plan will ensure the full utilization of the ocean and other natural resources of Sri Lanka in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner’, said President Maithripala Sirisena delivering the keynote address at the Commonwealth Business Forum, today (18 April). I call upon everyone present here to join hands with the Commonwealth…

President meets Sri Lankan community in London

President Maithripala Sirisena addressing the Sri Lankan community living in London said that the attempts made by some to hide the truth and promote the falsehood are a hindrance to the forward march of the Motherland. Therefore, the President invited the Sri Lankan community living in London to assist the journey of building the country…

Country needs a knowledge and discipline based human resource base

President Maithripala Sirisena said the country needs a knowledge and discipline-based human resource foundation. Speaking at the Prize Giving ceremony of Trinity College in Kandy today (April 6), he said everybody should be extremely concerned over the safety and protection of children in the current harmful social conditions. The government is fulfilling its responsibilities to…

My utmost responsibility is to strengthen government in order to provide benefits to the country and people – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said he would continue to work to strengthen the government with the support of all the parliamentarian extending cooperation to the government for the benefit of the country and the people. He said that he extends an invitation to all the 225 MPs to join the efforts of the government, irrespective of…

President emphasized that all should work collectively to build a better society & country for young generation

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that all should fulfill their respective duties collectively to build a better society and country for the young generation of the country. He made these remarks addressing the closing  ceremony of the ‘Jathika Yowun Puraya 2018’ held at the Livestock Development Centre in Nikaweratiya, yesterday (March 31). The ‘Jathika Yowun Puraya’…

Govt. fulfills responsibilities to protect children from negative side of modern technology- President emphasized

President Maithripala Sirisena says that the government fulfills the responsibilities to a maximum level to protect the younger generation from the negative side of modern technology. The President made these remarks addressing the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Fathima Muslim Ladies College held at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre, today (28). President Sirisena recalled the action…

International Workers’ Day celebrations on May 07, giving priority for religious activities in Vesak Week – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that the Cabinet has decided to postpone the rallies and meetings from May 1 to May 7 taking into the consideration of the Vesak week, which coincides with the International Workers’ Day. This decision has been taken considering the request made by the Maha Sangha, the President said that adding that…

Speedy steps to control illegal sand & stone trade

President Maithripala Sirisena says speedy steps will be taken to control the illegal sand and stone excavation and trade.    He made these remarks while speaking at the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau held at the Water’s Edge Hotel in Battaramulla, yesterday (26). The President further said that the Geological Survey…

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