Category: Speeches

President says he refutes all allegations level against his administration

President Maithripala Sirisena said he refuses allegations leveled against his administration by some sections following three months after Easter Sunday attack. President further said as a government his administration fulfilled its duties and responsibilities after the attacks and the terrorist organization that carried out these attacks were wiped out from the country. He said it…

Priority should be given for innovations for the betterment of human beings – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that in the fields of science, technology and research the priority should be given for innovations with the aim of the betterment of human beings but not the destruction of the society.   The President made these remarks participating at the closing ceremony of the ‘Shilpa Sena’, the first ever exhibition…

Youth will be provided with required facilities to enhance their skills – President

The youth of this country should commit themselves to enhance their talents and skills to face future challenges while preserving our unparalleled ancient knowhow, said President Maithripala Sirisena. Addressing a ceremony to commemorate the World Youth Skills Day at BMICH today (17) President said the youth will be provided with all the required facilities to…

The only way to build the country is to form a government with honest politicians – President

People of this country will have the opportunity to elect a new government within next five months and I would expect people to use their franchise wisely to select honest individuals who love the country as their representatives, President Maithripala Sirisena said. The only way to re-build this economically backward and corrupted country is to elect a…

I will not allow to sign any foreign agreement which is detrimental to the country during my tenure – President

I will not allow to sign any foreign agreement which is a challenge to the country’s independence and sovereignty or not suitable to the country with any world power during my tenure, President MaithripalaSirisena stressed. Although there are discussions in the society about agreements such as SOFA and  Millennium Challenge and a land act which…

My priority is to eradicate poverty and provide quality education to children – President

As the President I have given the priority to eradicate poverty and to ensure quality education to the children of this country, President Maithripala Sirisena said. President made these comments today (5) at a function to hand over some facilities to the students in some schools in Polonnaruwa. Under ‘A Compassionate Maithri Governance – A…

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