Month: August 2020

Susil Premajayantha sworn in as State Minister

Susil Premajayantha was sworn in as the State Minister of Education Reforms, Promotion of Open Universities and Distance Learning before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The swearing in took place at the Presidential Secretariat today (26). Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and Secretary to the President P.B. Jayasundera were also present.

Grass root level plans set in motion to develop Sri Lanka; quick results expected  -President tells Secretaries of State Ministries

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa told the Secretaries of State Ministries as mechanisms have been put in place in all sectors from bottom upwards what is now needed is to provide quick results fulfilling people’s expectations. State Ministries have been created giving priority to the betterment of the people and economic development of the country. Secretaries are…

Suggestions from President to boost harvest

Both Government and Private Sectors to produce high quality seeds and saplings Researches aimed at innovations in agro field A new trend in fertilizer usage President Gotabaya Rajapaksa stating that it is high time to increase agro harvest in order to strengthen the local economy proposes a number of actions to reach this outcome. The…

President meets Maha Sangha

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited Dharmapalarama Vihara in Mount Lavinia yesterday (30) and called on the Chief Incumbent of the temple Uththarithara Mahanayake of the Sri Lanka Amarapura Maha Nikaya Aggamaha Panditha Mahopadhyaya Most Ven. Kotugoda Dhammawasa Thera. President inquired into the well-being of the Maha Nayake Thera and engaged in pleasantries. Later, the President visited…

President decides to place 2 Buddhist Universities under Education Ministry

At the request of Maha Sangha, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa decided to bring Sri Lanka Buddhist and Pali University and Buddhashravaka Bhiksu University under the purview of the Ministry of Education. President also paid attention to the possibility of placing these two Universities under the University Grants Commission. President instructed the officials to conduct monitoring their…

‘ITUKAMA’ COVID – 19 Fund balance surpasses Rs. 1567 million

Following corporate, individual donations and direct deposits, ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund balance has now surpassed Rs. 1567 million. Mr. Dhanuka Nadiranga Rs. 2,500, Attorney-at-Law S.K.W. Gunawardena Rs. 50,000, Mr. L.N.K.P. Jayakody Rs. 1,000 and Master W.D. Devdunu Chamikara Rs. 603 donated to the Fund. These donations were handed over to President Gotabaya…

I will take the country towards prosperity without succumbing to any force – President

Policy Statement at the opening session of the 9th Parliament Public trust on the Government will not be breached 19thAmendment to be abolished New Constitution giving priority to “One Country – One Law” Waste and corruption at ministries and pubic institutes will be eradicated People’s representatives must go to the public President Gotabaya Rajapaksa emphasized…

10,000 more graduates get jobs….

Cabinet approval was granted today (19) to provide employment to 10,000 more graduates under the programme formulated by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to employ unemployed graduates. The programme to provide employment to unemployed graduates that was suspended due to the General Glection re-commenced last Friday. Under this programme 50,000 unemployed graduates received jobs. With today’s decision of…