Category: Speeches

Country enjoyed many benefits from the drug prevention programmes during past few years – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said he has given continuous leadership throughout his entire political career to prevent the destruction caused by the drug menace and although he signed the declaration to impose capital punishment on drug kingpins it was not possible to implement the decision to the opposition of concerned parties irrespective of their political views.…

‘The incumbent President has a clear vision about the country which most present leaders lack’- Ven. Nedagamuwe Vijayamaithri Nayaka Thero

President Maithripala Sirisena has a clear vision about the country that most leaders in the present era do not have and also has a visionary programme together with determination to prosper this country, said the Deputy Registrar of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya, Ven. Nedagamuwe Vijayamaithri Nayaka Thero. No one can ignore the role he…

‘SLFP not ready to adhere to any process that will harm the policy and vision of the party’ – President emphasized

President Maithripala Sirisena says the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will join the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) at the forthcoming Presidential Election only if it agrees to the proposal of forming an alliance with the SLFP under a common symbol. Addressing the SLFP Kurunegala district convention today (29), the President stated that the SLFP…

For upcoming Presidential Election establish a group of politicians committed to serve the country -President

From the past to present no one has been able to come to power without an alliance or a common front and likewise the upcoming Presidential Election could only be won through a leftist progressive political movement, claimed the President during the SLFP Matara district convention which was held at the Weligama Town Hall on…

President presents teaching appointments to 1400 graduates in North Western Province

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized the importance and the responsibility of building a teacher force with creativity and personality necessary for the role of the present-day teacher. It was revealed, according to a latest research done by the Ministry of Education that around 10 % of the teachers in the education sector are not suitable for…

‘Serve the country and the public at least for a short period’, President invites SL intellectuals abroad

Sri Lanka Engineering Council formally established September 17 of each year proclaimed as Sri Lanka Engineering Day The President says that the country needs to introduce a method to stop the intellectuals and scholars leaving the country and to bring the professionals living abroad, back to Sri Lanka. The President further added that, he expects…

Lotus Tower declared open marking a groundbreaking evolution in telecommunication sector

We must protect this as a national treasure while understanding the challenges before the country – President Administration of the Lotus Tower under a state company The Lotus Tower, the tallest tower in South Asia, was declared open by President Maithripala Sirisena today (16). Addressing the opening ceremony the President stated that this construction is…

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