Month: November 2020

President’s Condolence Message on the demise of Most Ven. Napane Pemasiri Mahanayaka Thero

Condolence Message I was deeply saddened to learn about the demise of Most Venerable, Aggamaha Panditha Napane Pemasiri Mahanayaka Thero of the Ramanna Nikaya. The passing away of the Mahanayaka Thera is not only a loss to the nation, but to all the Buddhists all over the world. Most Venerable, Aggamaha Panditha Napane Pemasiri Mahanayaka…

President visits Parliament

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited the Parliament this morning (19). Today is the second day of the debate on the second reading of the Budget 2021. President who enetered the Chamber with Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa listened to the debate. This marks the first occasion that President Rajapaksa sat in the House after addressing the inaugural…

Seth Pirith chanting at Mirisawetiya to invoke blessings on President, Prime Minister & citizens….

A Seth Pirith chanting ceremony with the participation of 500 Bhikkus was held yesterday (14)  at the Sala Pathala Maluwa of the historic Mirisawetiya sacred site to invoke blessings on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and people of the country. The Pirith Chanting Ceremony was organized to seek blessings to end the COVID-19…

President attends religious observances in Anuradhapura seeking blessings on people

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa attended religious observances at Ruwanwali Seya in Anuradhapura yesterday (13) seeking blessings on people in Sri Lanka and the world. Upon arrival at the sacred site President called on the Chief Incumbent of Ruwanweli Raja Maha Viharaya Ven. Pallegama Hemarathana Thero. Joining the Kapruka Pooja and Ashtapala Chathumadura Pooja President sought blessings…

President’s Deepavali Message

Deepavali Message Hindu devotees across the globe light up lamps and engage in religious observances with the expectation of dispelling darkness of ignorance and illuminating wisdom. Deepavali festival is a renowned cultural celebration where the devotees extend wishes of enlightenment and share greetings with love and compassion. In my view, cultural festivals of this nature…

Parallel construction of many housing projects begin soon…

President invites industry pioneers to join…  15,000 houses for middle class people…  36,884 housing units before the end of 04 years… President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has requested construction industry pioneers to commence work on a large number of housing projects simultaneously for the benefit of low, middle and upper middle income earners covering different areas of…

President scans peripheral health issues connected with COVID- 19 spread

Special attention to protect people with non-communicable diseases Every regional dispensary in the country to be activated President Gotabaya Rajapaksa emphasized that special attention should be paid to protect those who are suffering from non-communicable diseases from COVID – 19 virus. Medical experts point out that 93% of the COVID deaths reported in past few…

Disbursement report of COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund

With institutional and personal donations and direct deposits the balance of the COVID – 19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund reached Rs. 1,668,379,121.74 as of 31.10.2020. Until today (10.11.2020) Rs. 402,190.701 out of the said amount has been allocated/spent for the following activities. Activities approved by the Management Committee: Activity   Allocated (Rs.) Actual Expenditure…