Month: October 2020

Public can now access services by the Presidential Secretariat via telephone and post

As the number of Staff personnel at the Presidential Secretariat have been minimized based on guidelines and recommendations given by the Health Authorities to suppress COVID 19, the public are requested to avoid visiting the Presidential Secretariat for their needs to avert any inconvenience. However, the available staff at the Presidential Secretariat are prepared to…

Direct labour with recognized qualifications to global job market – President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa instructs relevant officials to expedite and streamline the process of sending skilled labour with internationally recognized qualifications and certificates for foreign employment. A mechanism of this nature will be instrumental in securing higher benefits to both the employee and the country, President points out. President made these remarks at a meeting to…

President instructs to increase PCR tests to contain spread of COVID-19

Close associates to be quarantined at closest hotels Attention to gazette prevention laws All factories are advised to carry out random checks President Gotabaya Rajapaksa instructed relevant parties to take immediate measures to contain the spread of COVID – 19 following the identification of close associates of the affected and to increase the number of…

Don’t misled by false propaganda spread on social media platforms

The government urges the public not to be deceived by the false propaganda being spread on social media platforms that an Island-wide curfew will be imposed across the country from tomorrow (06). All genuine government public notifications will be disseminated only through President’s Media Division and the Department of Government Information which in turn will…

Give lands to those who deserve and inform me immediately – President

All the officials to be brought under one roof to resolve land issues Special attention to problems faced by dairy farmers Dialysis unit to Wilgamuwa Solutions to shortage of teachers and nurses President Gotabaya Rajapaksa instructed officials to provide lands to those who lost their lands with the implementation of the Moragahakanda reservoir project from…

President joins World Children’s Day celebrations; encourages children to pursue wisdom in books

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa joined to celebrate the World Children’s Day donating libraries in schools in five districts. President stated that provision of a library and access to sports will help children to maintain balance between physical and mental well-being. President added that he was convinced of this fact during his recent visits across the country.…

Children’s Day Message

 Message           Our children are the future of the nation. It is the responsibility of the entire society to create an environment for them to develop their skills while enriching them with knowledge. As much as we give importance to nurture children’s physical and mental health, we must also ensure they are brought up to…

President graces religious ceremony to bless good health for Kotugoda Dhammawasa Nayaka thero

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa greeted with his presence at the religious ceremony to bless Most Ven. Agga Maha Panditha Mahopadyaya Maha Nayaka Kotugoda Dhammawasa thero of the Amarapura chapter, today (September 30). President wished good health for Most Ven. Kotugoda Dhammawasa Nayaka thero who is unwell at the moment. The religious ceremony was held in Dharmapalarama…