Month: June 2020

‘ITUKAMA’ COVID – 19 Fund balance surpasses Rs. 1407 million…

Following corporate, individual donations and direct deposits, ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund balance has now surpassed Rs. 1407 million. The Chairperson of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation, Dr Nihal Jayathilake donated his salary for May, Rs 119,374 while Kaduwela Municipal Council handed over a sum of Rs 743,620 to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The…

‘ITUKAMA’ COVID – 19 Fund balance surpasses Rs. 1392 million…

Following corporate, individual donations and direct deposits, ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund balance has now surpassed Rs. 1392 million. Anunayake of the Malwathu Chapter, Most Ven. Niyangoda Wijithasiri Thero donated Rs. 192,516, Chief of Madhirigiria Buddhist Center, Ven. Madhirigirye Assaji Thero contribute with Rs 100,000 while Piriven Unit of the Ministry of Education donated…

President wants media to help preserving national identity and Cultural values

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa highlighted the necessity of right media practice that helps preserving Sri Lankan identity and cultural values. He made this comment during a progress review meeting with the Independent Television Network(ITN) at the Presidential Secretariat today(June 23). The changes that should be made to create a new television culture incorporated with the state…

Imports restricted: Now commence production – President tells industrialists

Opportunity is now open to commence productions in many sectors with the limiting of imports of several non-essential items, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said. As pledged in “Saubhagyaye Dekma” policy statement the way has been paved for a people-centric production economy. The current challenge before the industrialists is to win the domestic and global market, President…

No one can divert the path taken by President for the sake of the country- Ven. Ralapanawe Dhammajothi thero

The Chief Incumbent of the Lankarama Vihara, Anuradhapura Ven. Ralapanawe Dhammajothi Thero stated that no one could impede the President’s endeavour to redirect the country towards prosperity. Thero went on to note that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is the only leader to stand firm with his principles and policies in a political arena where all others…

President participates in religious observances on his birthday

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa participates in religious observances on his birthday today (20). The President lit oil lamps and offered milk rice to Ruwanweli Maha Seya in Anuradhapura today morning while Ven Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera conducted the religious observances. After rituals at Ruwanweli Maha Seya  the President fulfilled the ritual of boiling milk at the Ruwanweli…

President initiates discussion to develop Piriven and Dhamma school education

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa stated that measures will be taken to provide government assistance to improve the Piriven and Dhamma school education. The President highlighted the importance of accessibility for Piriven students to learn English Language and Information Technology in addition to other subjects in their curricular. President made these comments yesterday (June 18) during the…

Gotabaya 71: Gifts Galore From bouquets for COVID control to Rs 5,000 from octogenarian villager

In a sense, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa who celebrates his 71st birthday tomorrow (June 20) has received his birthday present already in the form of high appreciation from many foreign leaders as well as the World Health Organization for the success in managing the COVID19, a devastating pandemic that baffled even most powerful countries and their…

EU Ambassadors respond positively to President Rajapaksa

Today (18) President Gotabaya Rajapaksa met with the EU ambassadors at the Presidential Secretariat. The discussion centered on rebuilding the economy after passing the COVID-19 crisis. The country was able to quickly deploy the public health system to address the health threat caused by the pandemic, explained President. The Public Health Inspectors with the support…

President Xi applauds Sri Lanka’s successful fight against COVID-19

President Xi sends Birthday wishes to President Gotabaya China and Sri Lanka successful in tracking COVID-19 patients because of the dedication of respective Security Forces and Intelligence Arm China gifts health supplies to support Sri Lanka’s continuing battle against the virus Investments and financial cooperation also discussed  The Acting Ambassador for China Hu Wei met…