Category: Speeches

The Sri Lankan Government Condemns the tragedy of the Saudi Arabian Journalist, President

The Sri Lankan Government Condemns the tragedy of the Saudi Arabian Journalist and it hopes that such incidents  may not occur again in the world, said the President. President Maithripala Sirisena said this addressing the certificate presentation of Diploma on Investigative Journalism  to successful media persons who attended the Course. It was held together with the 7th Representative…

Guidance needed for better society expressed in Tripitaka, Bible, Quran and Bhagavad Gita – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says all the parties must fulfill their respective duties to build a better society within a religious environment as, principles and guidance needed to achieve this goal is included in the Tripitaka, Bible, Quran as well as in the Bhagavad Gita. He made these remarks participating in the annual prize giving ceremony…

We should speedily enter into an Agri-based economy which enables us to be self-sufficient  – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that the proper time has arrived to get transformed in to a new Agri based economy, as the drought condition is being eradicated and proper pattern of rainfall is being continued. President Sirisena also said that we should approach a self–sufficient economy limiting import of the food that can be cultivated…

Dedicating Sundays for Daham Pasal education has become a necessity – President

Dedicating Sundays for Dham Pasal education has become necessity on behalf of the nation and the future of the children, said the President. President Sirisena also pondered that since the significance of this matter has already been identified, all parties should work towards implementing it rather than issuing circulars, regulations, or orders. President Sirisena mentioned…

Children should be apprised of importance of protecting environment & negative effects of drug addiction through school education – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the children should be apprised regarding the importance of preserving the environment and the negative effects of the drug addiction in addition to teaching them the school syllabus, through the school education. He made these remarks participating in the Diploma Awarding ceremony of the Pulathisipura National College of Education held in…

Man has no future without the blessings from nature

President Maithripala Sirisena said that mankind has no future without the blessings of the nature. He said this while addressing the Presidential Environmental Awards 2018 at the BMICH in Colombo today (October 19). He said that every citizen who loves life and dream of the children’s future must think of the importance of nature and…

President asks all the engineers to contribute the knowledge and experience to achieve sustainable development goals

President Maithripala Sirisena asks all the engineers to contribute their knowledge and skills for the nation towards facing the challenges while achieving sustainable development goals. President Sirisena said this addressing the annual conference of Sri Lanka Engineer’s Association held in Colombo (17). This Conference is organized annually in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Engineers Association…

Theravada Buddhist Philosophy was the foundation to further strengthen the international relations between Sri Lanka & countries in the region –President

President Maithripala Sirisena says he will dedicate himself to deliver the values of the Theravada Buddhism  to the world while protecting this noble philosophy,joining hands with all the countries in the region. He made these remarks addressing a ceremony held at the Sri Chandananda Buddhist Vidyalaya, Asgiriya, today (16) to felicitate the Venerable Dr. Godagama…

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