Month: March 2020

Ensure adequate fertilizer supply during Yala season-President orders Officials

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has directed officials to ensure supply of the required amount of fertilizer for the Yala season without delay. The fertilizer stocks are due to arrive in the island within the coming weeks. The President further instructed to design a proper procedure to swiftly distribute fertilizer among all the farmers and stressed that…

Posting appointment letters to unemployed graduates reaches final stage

Delivery of appointment letters by post to the qualified candidates under the programme to provide employment opportunities to unemployed graduates has reached its final stage. Those who have completed a degree or an equivalent diploma course recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) by 31.12.2019 were eligible to apply. Out of the total of around…

Easter Sunday attacks:  Second interim report handed over to President

The second interim report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to probe Easter Sunday attacks was handed over to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (02). The first interim report was handed over on December 20th, 2019. The Commission was appointed by the former President Maithripala Sirisena on September 22nd, 2019 to…

‘Mahindanandaya – 30 years in politics’ felicitation ceremony held under the patronage of President  & Prime Minister

Kandy district parliamentarian Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has completed the 30th milestone of his political career. A ceremony to mark the occasion was held today (March 1) in Kandy. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa attended the event as Chief Guests. Minister Dullas Alahapperuma and the Governor of the Western Province, Dr. Seetha Arambepola…

Request to refrain from public display of President’s image

The relevant parties are requested not to display photographs and portraits of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in public. It has been observed that the President’s portraits and photographs are displayed on the sides of the road and locations of ceremonies without proper supervision. While President Rajapaksa expressing his gratitude to the people who create his portraits…

President pays homage to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy and paid homage to the Sacred Tooth Relic, today (01). Upon his arrival, President Rajapaksa was received by Diyawadana Nilame Nilanga Dela Bandara. The President called on Mahanayake of Asgiriya Chapter Most.Ven. Warakagdoa Sri Gnanarathana Thera and looked into the welfare of the Thera. The Mahanayake…

President, PM attend felicitation ceremony for Most Venerable Hemarathana Thera

Awarding of the Sri Sannas Pathra to Most Venerable Mataramba Hemarathana Thera who has been elevated to the status of Upadhyaya of Uposathagaraya of the Malwathu Maha Vihara and inducted as the Chief Sanganayaka of Southern Sri Lanka took place today(February 29) under the patronage of the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Prime Minister Mahinda…