Category: Speeches

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…

Environment in many parts of world is destroyed by people who have political powers & racketeers – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said the environment in many parts of the world as well as in Sri Lanka is destroyed by the people who have political powers and racketeers. He made these remarks addressing the inauguration ceremony of the Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation Asia-Pacific Conference held at the MAS Athena, Thulhiriya, today (10).…

Teachers should always update their knowledge

President hands over teaching appointments to 539 in North Central Province In order to ensure the qualitative development of the education, teachers should always update their knowledge, President Maithripala Sirisena said. President made these comments at the ceremony to hand over appointment letters to 539 teachers in North Central Province held at Kekirawa Central College…

During last 5 years extensive tasks carried out for Mahaweli Development Project – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said as we celebrate 50 years of commencing the  Mahaweli Project, he was able to bring an outstanding revival of the Project. He made these remarks addressing the closing ceremony of the 31st Mahaweli Games held in Bisopura in Medirigiriya, today (08).  President Sirisena further said that the Mahaweli Development Project that spreads…

Freedom, democracy & independence of judiciary established in the country – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that during the past five years he had created a free environment where the judiciary be able to make decisions liberally and impartially without political interference. The President made these remarks participating in a ceremony to open the new Court Complex in Polonnaruwa, today (05). The new Court Complex, comprised of…

 ‘It is the necessity of country to unite all to achieve peace while eliminating poverty’ – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says it is a necessity at present to unite all without religious and ethnic differences to achieve peace while eliminating poverty. The President extending his greetings to the World Annual Bora Conference said that the teachings of the Great Muhammad also contain the same message. The Annual Bora Conference commenced at the…

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