Category: State visits

Sri Lanka has taken important steps to break the link between power and corruption – President tells OGP Global Summit

President Maithripala Sirisena said that unlimited power creates corruption and during the last three years, Sri Lanka has taken several important steps to break the link between power and corruption in the country. He made this statement at the Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Tbillisi in Georgia today (July 18), while intervening at the…

President arrives in Georgia to attend the Open Government Partnership Summit

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Gerogia to attend the 5th Session of Open Government Partnership this morning. The President arrived in the Shota Rustavelli International airport in Tbilisi, the  Georgian capital, where he was welcomed by the Deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia, George Sharvashidze. The President will attend the 5th Open Government Global Summit to…

President arrived in Rome to attend 24th session of the Committee on Forestry & 6th World Forest Week 

President MaithripalaSirisena arrived at Fuimicino International Airport in Rome today (15)to attend the 24th session of the Committee on Forestry (COFO) and the 6th World Forest Week  organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations scheduled to bigin tomorrow (16). He was received by a special representative and officials. The 24th session…

President meets Sri Lankan community in Iran

President Maithripala Sirisena who is on a two day state visit to Iran met with a group of Sri Lankans living in Tehran ,yesterday (13). President Sirisena explained the current status of Sri Lanka and engaged in a friendly conversation with them. The academics, professionals and university students, who were present at the event warmly welcomed…

Iran-Sri Lanka leaders meet

Discussed on enhancing bilateral economic & trade ties between the two countries Five MoUs signed between the two countries   President Maithripala Sirisena who is on a two day state visit to Iran met with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran today (13). President Sirisena was warmly received by the Iranian President when he arrived at…

President left for Iran

President Maithripala Sirisena left for Iran today (12) for a two day state visit at the invitation of the Iran President Hassan Rouhani. During his visit to Iran, the President is expected to obtain many economic and developmental benefits to Sri Lanka. Iran, as the one of the largest oil and natural gas producing and…

President attended the Cultural Ceremony at Harrow Leisure Centre, London

President Maitripala Sirisena attended the Cultural Pageant at the Harrow Leisure Centre in the afternoon of 21 April 2018, organised by the Sri Lanka Education, Cultural and Welfare Foundation and the Kingsbury Buddhist Temple, London presided over by its patron, Aggamahapanditha Ven. Galayaye Piyadassi Thero. A large gathering of Sri Lankans around 4000 from all…

President joins the special banquet hosted by the Queen 

The special banquet hosted by Queen Elizabeth II of Britain in honour of the leaders attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting (CHOGM) was held in Buckingham palace, yesterday (19).   Commonwealth member countries were present at this dinner.   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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