Category: Speeches

All parties should support unconditionally to protect children of the country – President emphasized

President Maithripala Sirisena says that the Government is paying close attention to save children from various menaces in society, and all the parties should support in this regard to the Government unconditionally. The Daruwan Surakimu (Let’s Protect Children) National Programme is a prominent step towards that vision, the President said that adding the main objective…

‘W.A. Abeysinghe Sahithya Mehewara’ felicitation ceremony under President’s patronage

A special commemorative celebration to felicitate the 50th anniversary of the writing of books by Sri Lanka’s renowned author, Dr.W.A. Abeysinghe was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, yesterday  (12). Mr. W.A. Abeysinghe who is a writer, poet, lyric writer, translator and literary critic, has written nearly…

Intellectuals leaving the motherland have become a major problem – President

Teaching appointments to 500 graduates who passed Western Province Teaching Exam At present intellectuals in various fields including medical, engineering and technological fields, leaving the motherland has been a major problem, President Maithripala Sirisena said that adding that the Government is not ready to impose rules and regulations on the freedom of leaving the country,…

All Mahaweli settlers will get a title to their land by the end of this year – President

President hands over title deeds to 12,083 Mahaweli settlers of Mahaweli “B” and “C” Rambakan oya systems.   President Maithripala Sirisena says he will take necessary actions to provide land deeds to all the Mahaweli settlers by the end of this year. He made these remarks participating in the “Randiyawara” presentation of 12,083 land deeds…

‘Creating environment for anyone in the Judicial sector to go behind politicians is bad’, President emphasized

President Maithripala Sirisena says it is not suitable to create an environment where anyone in the Judicial sector to go behind the politicians when the government is implementing  the policy of upholding the rule of law. He made these remarks participating in an event to open the new court complex in Waththala, today (31). President…

President says that it is a shame failing to identify the true identity of the terrorist and a war hero

President Maithripala Sirisena saya that our security forces have not been accused of war crimes in the resolution of the United Nations Human Rights Council as certain media and extremist parties falsely depict.  President Sirisena said that  today such accusations are made by the parties who support the L.T.T.E. and living abroad and those who…

A President says the duties on behalf of the Buddhism and the Bhikkus will be fulfilled.

President Maithripla Sirisena stated that the duties and responsibilities towards Buddhism and the Sangha will be fulfilled under the guidance of three Buddhist Nikayes and the Mahasangha. Much of work has been done on behalf of these noble objectives and it will be conducted further as well, said the President. President Sirisena stated this after…

President emphasizes war heroes should not be used to gain political mileage

President Maithripala Sirisena says if certain political party uses war heroes to gain their own political agenda, it is not an ethical in any way. The President made these remarks unveiling the ‘Wayamba Rana Abhiman’ War Heroes’ Monument in Kurunegala, yesterday (11). The new monument has been established to replace the displacement of war heroes’…

The speech made by President Maithripala Sirisena at the inauguration of the new session of the Parliament on May 8, 2018

Honourable Speaker, Honourable Members of parliament, As the President and Head of the Government of the people of Sri Lanka, I greet all of you at the opening of the Second Session of the 8th Parliament of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. You are aware that in accordance of the powers entrusted to me…

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