Category: Speeches

Responsibility for environmental conservation will not be underestimated – President

Even though modern day development is shaped by the technical and concrete exposures which leave behind Stress, diseases and deaths, a sustainable existence of the environment will be aspired by the entire world, President Maithripala Sirisena said. Further, he added that twenty -twenty five years ago, many state leaders, politicians, scholars, and professionals showed no…

Those who deplore the drug eradication program are the people involved in drug trafficking – President  

A special program has been launched with the help of universities to save youth from illicit drugs President Maithripala Sirisena said that the people involved in the drug trafficking are deploring the program of drug prevention. Whatever the guise they use, it is clear that the people who try to ridicule the drug eradication programs…

A system is needed to take the knowledge & skills of traditional artistes to the future generations – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that a system needs to take forward the knowledge and skills of traditional artistes in rural areas to the future generation without leaving room for such heritages to vanish with the those skills with their demise. Addressing the State ‘Kalabushana’ Awards Ceremony held at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre, today (29), the…

Ready to provide leadership for the war to save the nation from drug smugglers – President

* President felicitates officers who showed special talents in preventing drug menace *  End the era which the criminals play a role to give transfers to police officers *  A special unit to inform the obstacles faced by the police officers when fulfilling their     duties *  A new Cabinet Paper to establish a Rehabilitation Authority President Maithripala Sirisena…

Human activities should not threaten the regeneration capacity of nature – President

Sri Lanka submits several proposals to UN Environment assembly for protection of environment President Maithripala Sirisena said that human activities should not threaten the regeneration capacity of nature and it is the sole responsibility of the mankind to implement activities which will strengthen the regenerative capacity of nature. Delivering the Keynote address at the Third…

President says the fight against drug smuggling will implement with a new approach from next week

A special toll free telephone number to inform regarding illegal drug menace Will not change the decision to impose Capital punishment on drug traffickers President declares National Drug Prevention Week President Maithripala Sirisena says the course of actions taken during the last four years against the illegal drug smuggling will be implemented with new a…

‘Steps will be taken to increase welfare of Sri Lankans living in the Philippines’ – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that he will take the necessary future steps to increase the welfare of Sri Lankans living in the Philippines while resolving their issues, with the assistance of further strengthened Sri Lanka- Philippines relations as a result of his state visit to the Philippines. The President, who is on a state visit…

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