Category: State visits

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″]

President thanks Lord Naseby for constant support

Lord Baron Naseby, a member of the British House of Lords, met with President Maithripala Sirisena in London, yesterday (18). Lord Baron Naseby appreciating the development programme conducted by Sri Lanka ensured to provide fullest assistance as a true ally of Sri Lanka. Thus the Baron, who appreciated the programme of  reconciliation  said that the…

UK keen to expand direct investments in Sri Lanka

The UK’s Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox says that the Government of Britain  is ready for direct investments in Sri Lanka, while increasing the investments in the country. He further said that the necessary process in this regard will be implemented in the near future.    President Maithripala Sirisena who is in…

President meets Sri Lankan community in London

President Maithripala Sirisena addressing the Sri Lankan community living in London said that the attempts made by some to hide the truth and promote the falsehood are a hindrance to the forward march of the Motherland. Therefore, the President invited the Sri Lankan community living in London to assist the journey of building the country…

President took part Oil Anointing Ceremony in London

President Maithripala Sirisena who is in London to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018 took part in the Oil Anointing Ceremony held at the London Buddhist Vihara, today (16). Ven Bogoda Seelawimala Nayaka Thera, the incumbent Head Priest of the London Buddhist Vihara and the current Chief Sangha Nayaka of Great Britain…

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