Month: May 2021

President visits Parliament …

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited the Parliament this morning (05). Minister Johnston Fernando, State Ministers Kanchana Wijesekera and Kanaka Herath and Members of Parliament Tissa Kuttiarachchi and U.K. Sumith received the President at the Parliament Complex. President Rajapaksa entered the Parliament Chamber and listened to the speeches of the Members of Parliament. This was the fifth…

War Heroes Commemoration Flag pinned on President declaring War Heroes Commemoration Month

The National War Heroes Flag was pinned on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (04), declaring the War Heroes Commemoration Month. Acting Chairperson of the Ranaviru Seva Authority Sonia Kottegoda pinned the War Heroes Flag on the President. The War Heroes’ Month commemorates the brave war heroes who sacrificed their lives for a…

PMD Director-General Sudewa Hettiarachchi and President’s Spokesman Kingsly Rathnayaka assume duties

Veteran journalist Sudewa Hettiarachchi, who was appointed as the Director General of the President’s Media Division (PMD), and President’s Spokesman Kingsly Rathnayaka assumed duties in their new posts this morning (03). The ceremony to assume duties was held at the President’s Media Division in Colombo Fort, giving priority to religious observances. A limited number of…

National programme “Turmeric plant in every home garden” launches under President’s patronage

A national programme to provide a pot of turmeric plant to every home garden was inaugurated under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (May 01). To symbolize the launch of the programme, the President planted a turmeric sapling in his home garden at Mirihana. This programme was launched in an attempt to meet the household Turmeric…