Category: Speeches

President calls on Asian nations not to allow outside powers to suppress power of Asia

CICA members must cooperate to face the challenge posed by terrorists and violent extremists  President Maithripala Sirisena called on Asian countries not to allow outside powers to suppress the power of Asia. The Asian region, as the forerunner of the next century, should be strong and powerful in every aspect especially in peace and economic…

Personal political agendas must not be allowed to suppress the development of the country – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that the development of the country is being hindered and irrigational, agricultural, educational and industrial revolutions suppressed due to ulterior motives of fulfilling one’s own political objectives by some political leaders. These personal political agendas must not let be allowed to suppress the development of the country and the needs of…

Decisions to protect environment taken to ensure the right to live of human beings, but not to secure votes – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that he has taken many decisions, which any other politician doesn’t take, during the last four years to preserve the country’s forest resources. The President also said that all these decisions to protect the environment were taken to ensure the right to live of the human beings, but not to secure…

If the environment is not protected within 15 – 20 years, the country will become a desert – President

If the environment is not protected, the country will be a desert within 15 -20 years, President Maithripala Sirisena said. Therefore, the President requests all the people to be sensitive to the environment and to protect all human beings and flora and fauna by preventing the country from becoming a desert. President said that the Pinus plantations in…

Everyone must help practically implement laws protecting environment – President

Everyone, including the politicians and the others officers, must help practically implement laws as well as the principles protecting environment. The President Maithipala Sirisena made the above statement during the World Environment Day celebrations concluded at the BMICH today (06). This ceremony was conducted in accordance with World Environment Day which celebrated on June 5,…

President emphasized that he will not allow bringing any foreign forces into the country under any condition

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that he will not take any step to bring foreign forces into the country at any moment under any circumstance until he hold the office of President and further said that he will not allow any room in this regard. The President emphasized this addressing a ceremony held in Polonnaruwa, today…

I am committed to bring in economic and social prosperity to the people – President.

President Maithripala Sirisena says that he was devoted towards bring up economical and societal prosperity to the public eradicating poverty. A number of programs were implemented accordingly and and even if the results are immediately felt by the farmer community, they will get benifits gradually, the President said while addressing a program held in Polonnaruwa…

The truthful and proud story of 30-year war victory should be revealed to the future generation as well as to the world- President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that it is a timely need to write the full story regarding the great heroic story of the thirty-year long war victory, in a manner the future generation also can read about the bravery of the great war heroes, patriotism and their great humanitarian nature. The President pointed out that through…

Motherland is at all times safeguarded due to the excellence & commitment of brave war heroes – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the Motherland is at all times safeguarded due to the excellence, commitment and sacrifice of the brave war heroes. The President further said that as the Commander in Chief he strongly believeed that our brave war heroes have the ability to establish sustainable peace in the country totally eradicating the present…

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