Category: Speeches

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…

A special international award to President in recognition of his commitment on preventing CKDu in Sri Lanka

The International Society of Nephrology presented a special award to President Maithripala Sirisena  in recognition of his commitment and dedication on preventing the chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka.    The Secretary General of the International Society of Nephrology, Professor Mrs. Adheera Levin presented this award to the President at a…

We should win the construction sector by protecting environment – President

“Everybody should pay the attention on how far we can use our natural resources for the construction sector, with the challenges of the increase of population, geographical positions and the environmental resources”, says President Maithripala Sirisena. “Therefore, we should be ready to win the challenges of construction sector by protecting the environment”, he emphasized. The…