Category: Speeches

Program to end rural people’s difficulties caused by private financial institutes – President at Grama Shakthi launching ceremony

President Maithripala Sirisena says an island wide program will be implemented to free the rural people who are facing difficulties due to the loans they have taken from private financial institutes at exorbitant interest rates. He said the proposal on this regard will be presented through budget proposals – 2018. The President was speaking at…

Journalists must always use their pen with respect for truth – President

“Journalists should always use their pens by choosing the right thing with respect for the truth”, says President Maithripala Sirisena. “It is very unfortunate if journalists are resort to praise politicians and protect them for their private benefits,” he added. The President was speaking at a ceremony held today (Oct. 19) to issue a souvenir…

Special program to boost Northern farmers – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says a special program will be implemented to boost the Northern farmer community who were engaged in agriculture courageously to develop the country as a self-sufficient one. The President was speaking at the ceremony to vest the newly constructed Kilinochchi Special Agro- Economic Center with public today (Oct. 14). The President stated…

Everybody should fulfill responsibilities towards environment – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says if the responsibilities for the earth and the environment are not properly fulfilled the country will face a tragic situation in the future. He said it is a prime responsibility of everyone to be committed to the activities of environmental conservation. The President was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the…

Rural culture should strengthen yet again to build a better country & a better generation – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says it is necessary to strengthen the rural culture yet again to build a better country as well as a better generation. He made these remarks participating in the ceremony to vest the newly built two-storeyed classroom building at the  Lakshauyana  Primary School in Polonnaruwa, with the students, today (09). The rural…

Government circulars should not be reason to delay any public service – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says any government circular should not be a reason to delay or ineffective any public service. “If any circular has blocked the formality and efficiency of a professional service, it should quickly be solved through discussions”, he said. The President was speaking at the 143rd celebration of World Post Day held today…

All Agri Tech Equipment Tax Free

All Agri Tech Equipment Tax Free Year 2018 declared as the Year of Local Food Production Many proposals to strengthen the economy of farmers in the 2018 budget National Housing Policy to protect the agricultural sector   President Maithripala Sirisena says in order to make the National Food Production drive a success, the Government will…

President emphasized the need of further strengthening the Parliament

President Maithripala Sirisena says the objective of the Government is to further strengthen Parliament through a constitution, which strengthen the rights of all the citizens in an undivided unitary state. He made these remarks addressing a special sitting of Parliament to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Parliamentary Democracy in Sri Lanka,today (03). The President emphasized…

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