Category: State visits

Emir of Qatar warmly welcomes the President

A joint committee to boost bilateral ties Assistance to develop the ports of Sri Lanka & infrastructure facilities Emir of Qatar agreed to invest for a natural gas power plant Assistance for development activities in Sri Lanka through Qatar Development Fund Seven new agreements signed between the two countries   President Maithripala Sirisena who is…

President meets Qatari Premier

The bilateral meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and the Prime Minister of Qatar Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani held today (Oct. 26). It was significant that the Qatari Premier met President Sirisena at the hotel where the latter is staying in Doha. The Prime Minister said the state visit of President Sirisena is…

President meets Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs

Broad attention to strengthen economic, trade & tourism ties between two countries A bilateral meeting was held between President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on a two day state visit to State of Qatar, and the Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, today (25). During this meeting it was discussed in detail…

President commences two day state visit to Qatar

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived at Hamad International Airport in Doha today (25) on a two day state visit on the invitation of the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani . The President was received at the Airport by a special delegation including the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim…

President returns after successful tour to USA

President Maithripala Sirisena returned to the country today (25) after successfully concluding his visit to New York, USA where he attended the 72nd sessions of the UN General Assembly. This was the third time that President Maithripala Sirisena addressed the UN General Assembly.In his address to the UN the President apprised the world leaders regarding…

Results are visible for sacrifices made to gain prosperity & reconciliation in motherland

President tells Sri Lankan expatriates President Maithripala Sirisena says the Government has gained fruitful results for its commitment in the last two and a half years to achieve prosperity and reconciliation for the motherland.   The President made these remarks during a meeting held with the Sri Lankan community living in the U.S.A, yesterday (23).  During…

PRESIDENT SIRISENA’S MESSAGE TO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY: ‘WE’LL DO IT OUR WAY’

by Sugeeswara Senadhira President Maithripala Sirisena called upon the international community support Sri Lanka’s slow, but steady journey to achieve the targets in order to find sustainable solutions to the allegations leveled against the country. He said this referring to the UNHRC resolution. Addressing the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New…

UN ready to provide fullest support to SL to build as an exemplary nation in the world where prosperity and reconciliation achieved

The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the UN is ready to   provide every possible assistance to Sri Lanka in its efforts to build as a prosperous nation where the reconciliation is strengthened. He further said that the UN will provide its maximum support to build as an exemplary nation in the world, where all…

Sri Lanka’s reconciliation process is proceeded step by step – President to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

President Maithripala Sirisena says Sri Lanka is performing for the betterment of its people with much responsibility, in keeping with the charters of UN, as a member of United Nations. He said the government is taking the process to ensure human rights and reconciliation forward step by step. The President made these remarks during his…

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