Category: State visits

President calls on Asian nations not to allow outside powers to suppress power of Asia

CICA members must cooperate to face the challenge posed by terrorists and violent extremists  President Maithripala Sirisena called on Asian countries not to allow outside powers to suppress the power of Asia. The Asian region, as the forerunner of the next century, should be strong and powerful in every aspect especially in peace and economic…

Sri Lanka- Tajikistan President’s meet

Two leaders paid their attention to strengthen bilateral relations through a proper mechanism President Maithripala Sirisena said it is his objective is to work closely with the other countries in the world in Sri Lanka’s march towards economic prosperity.President Sirisena made these comments during a bilateral discussion with President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon. President Sirisena…

President attends Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi’s swearing in ceremony

The Indian Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi took oath for a second term today (30) at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. President Maithripala Sirisena attended Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing in ceremony as a guest on an invitation extended by the Indian Prime Minister. President Sirisena extended his warm congratulations to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on…

President arrives in New Delhi

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in New Delhi this afternoon (May 30) to attend the inaugural ceremony of the second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He was received at the Indira Gandhi International Airport by senior officials of the Indian Foreign Ministry. Sri Lanka High Commissioner Austin Fernando and other officials were present on this…

Chinese President promises all possible assistance to Sri Lanka in its endeavour to strengthen national security by wiping out terrorism.

  Rs 2300 million Chinese grant for defence sector in Sri Lanka 100 jeeps and many other equipment costing Rs. 1,500 million to the Sri Lanka Police Department Bilateral agreement on Defence cooperation Chinese expertise and modern equipment for anti-terrorism operations Chinese President Xi Jinping today (14th) vowed to provide all possible assistance to Sri…

President will enter into 3 significant agreements with China on national security & development

Sri Lanka and China will enter into three significant agreements during the current official visit of President Maithripala Sirisena to China. These agreements are regarding the mega investments done by China in Sri Lanka and providing Chinese assistance for national security of Sri Lanka. Annually, China is among the prominent countries which generate the most…

President leaves for Singapore to deliver Keynote address at the Third Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific

President Maithripala Sirisena left for Singapore today (23) to deliver the Keynote address at the Third Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific.   This conference will be held on January 25 at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore and high-profile representatives, representing 40 countries including ministers of environment…

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