Category: State visits

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…

President meets Nepal Prime Minister

The Nepal Prime Minister SherBahadurDeuba said that the commitment shown by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena for the activities of the SAARC is significant and the gratitude of all the SAARC countries must go to him in this regard. He made these remarks when he held bilateral meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena on the sidelines…

The rebuilding process of Sri Lanka is commendable – Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Thomas A. Shannon

The Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Thomas A. Shannon says the political, social and economic rebuilding process of Sri Lanka in the post- conflict era is highly commendable. He made these remarks when he called on President Maithripala Sirisena on the sidelines of the 72nd Session of the UNGA, in New York, yesterday (21). President…

President meets US President

President Maithripala Sirisena who attended the luncheon hosted by US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, for Heads of States attending the 72nd UN General Assembly. President Sirisena and First Lady Jayanthi Sirisena had cordial discussions with the US President and First Lady and posed for a photograph with them.

President urges world to support forward march of Sri Lanka towards reconciliation, restoration of democratic freedoms, human rights and rule of law

President Maithripala Sirisena called upon the international community to seriously consider the tremendous progress made by the government towards reconciliation, restoration of democratic freedoms, human rights and the rule of law and extend the fullest support to the slow, but the steady forward march of Sri Lanka to build a progressive, democratic, free and equal…

Continued assistance to Sri Lanka – Pakistan’s new Prime Minister

Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi assured President Maithripala Sirisena that Pakistan would continue the assistance provided to Sri Lanka. The Pakistani Prime Minister further said that Pakistan will commit to take the economic and trade relationship between the two countries to a stronger level through new a new approach. The Pakistani Prime Minister made…

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