Month: February 2021

Giving laptops on concessionary terms to university entrants commences under President’s patronage

The program to provide laptops on a concessionary payment scheme to the students who are qualified to enter universities commenced under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The program has been formulated by the University Grants Commission in collaboration with the People’s Bank, to digitalize the entire education system to meet current needs as  envisioned…

Giving swift solutions to public grievances is neither political gimmick nor media hype…

It is not my method to ascertain people’s problems only by consulting officials…                                       – President tells at Dickellakanda “Discussion with the Village” programme   No room for illegal activities misusing decisions taken to solve people’s problems Young people’s representatives urged to win people through hard work Nationalism cannot be sustained without strengthening the economy….…

Construction of the longest “Irrigation Tunnel” in South Asia commences under President’s patronage…

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (05) inaugurated the construction work of the 28 km long ‘Irrigation Tunnel’ , which will be the longest irrigation tunnel in South Asia upon completion, at Palugaswewa, Anuradhapura. The tunnel will be built under the first phase of the North Central Province Maha Ela Project, in parallel to the ‘Vari Saubhagya’…

As the leader you searched for, I will discharge the responsibility you have entrusted to me, with commitment and dedication – President pledges

No one behind designing and supporting Easter Sunday attacks will escape justice Country’s economic hubs will not be sold to foreigners Country will be governed according to Buddhist teachings I am the leader that you searched for. I will discharge the responsibility you have entrusted to me, with commitment and dedication, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa pledged…

President’s 73rd Independence Day speech

Full text of the speech made by His Excellency President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on 73rd Independence Day – February 4, 2021 Today marks the 73rd anniversary of our nation gaining independence from colonial rule. On this day we pay our respects to all the leaders from the Sinhala, Tamil, Muslim, Burgher and other sections of the…