Month: September 2020

Look for investors to promote innovations-President instructs officials

Advertising campaign to attract foreign investors Local businessmen should aim global market Maximum justice for depositors of bankrupt finance companies Steps to promote share market President Gotabaya Rajapaksa advised the officials to divert both institutional and independent innovations to the production market immediately, with the assistance of investors. Researches by a number of institutes had…

Commemoration of Dr. C.W.W. Kannangara held under patronage of President & Prime Minister

The 51st Death Anniversary Commemoration of Dr. C.W.W. Kannangara, who is hailed as the Father of Free Education was held under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today (23). The President and the Prime Minister paid floral tributes to the Kannangara statue erected at the Presidential Secretariat premises. Students…

UN’s responsibility is to assist democratically elected governments – President tells UNGA

Global community must stand in solidarity with Sri Lanka to counter terrorism As a nation that witnessed the bitterness of war, SL is committed to promote peace across the world Vigilant on transnational drug trafficking Once developed, universal access to COVID – 19 vaccine is vital “Democratically elected governments of nations understand the pulse and…

President makes sudden inspection visit to Narahenpita NHDA Office

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa made a sudden inspection visit to the Narahenpita Office of the National Housing Development Authority. The President visited the office today (23) following a complaint by a client. According to the complainer, the officers had failed to perform their respective duties on a number of occasions while saying that the staffs were…

We expect UN to place due emphasis on non-interference in domestic affairs of states – President tells UN High – Level Meeting

We expect the United Nation will place due emphasis on non-interference in domestic affairs of other states, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said in a pre-recorded statement at the High-Level Meeting to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary  of the United Nations today (21). “At a time when the world is facing a common and an unrivalled threat, the…

Education; Government’s top priority…  President emphasizes.

Preschool and primary education receive special attention … Equal personal attention of officers to every school… Infrastructure development of all schools expedited … An allowance for volunteer pre-school teachers Separate programme for differently abled children… National Committee on Women to get Parliamentary approval …                                President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that one of the top…

President inspects development projects in Puttalam

Agro-technical institute in Madurankuliya declared open Model School gets a playground President Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited Puttalam district today (19) to inspect some of the development projects in the area. Commencing the tour President Rajapaksa inspected activities in Palachchonai Estate in Madurankuliya. Coconut, vegetables and several other agricultural crops are cultivated in the 900-acre estate. President…

Buddhist Advisory Council commends President for walking the talk

The Buddhist Advisory Council commended President Gotabaya Rajapaksa for following advice and implementing suggestions of Maha Sangha. Member Theros of the Council are confident that the policies being followed by the President will be instrumental in building a fair and virtuous society. Five months ago, President Rajapaksa decided to set up the Buddhist Advisory Council…