Month: August 2021

Emergency regulations on essential food supply declared with effect from midnight today…

As per the powers vested in terms of the section 2 of the Public Security Ordinance, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared emergency regulations formulated as per the section 5 on essential food supply, with effect from midnight today, by enforcing directives under the section ii of the Ordinance. The authorized officers will be able to take…

Quarantine curfew until 4 am on September 6…

It has been decided to extend the quarantine curfew which is in force until 4 am on September 6. The decision was taken at the meeting of Special Committee on COVID-19 Control held at the Presidential Secretariat this morning (27). The progress of the vaccination drive was reviewed at length during the meeting. The President…

Advisory Board appointed in accordance with the Prevention of Terrorism Act to submit recommendations and decisions…

 President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed an Advisory Board as per the Section 13 of the Prevention of Terrorism Act, No.48 of 1979, the Director-General of Legal Affairs of the Presidential Secretariat Attorney-at-Law Harigupta Rohanadeera said. The Chairman of the Advisory Board is retired Chief Justice Asoka de Silva and retired high Court Judge A.A.R. Heiyanthuduwa…

No matter what challenges or obstacles the country faces, certain national duties and responsibilities cannot be abandoned….

                         President says at the concluding ceremony of the Dalada Perahera President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that despite the challenges and obstacles the country would have to face, there are a number of national responsibilities and duties that need to be fulfilled. The President noted…

Press Release

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (16) reshuffled the Cabinet of Ministers as follows. 01. Hon. G. L. Peiris                                   – Minister of Foreign 02. Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena                  – Minister of Education 03. Hon. Pavithra Wanniarachchi              – Minister of Transport 04. Hon. Keheliya…