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President reviews the progress of state ministries…

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa reviewed the progress of the state ministries during the monthly meeting held at the Presidential Secretariat this morning (03). The State Ministers presented their future strategies that have been prepared to launch in order to accomplish their assigned duties, responsibilities and targets to the President. The State Ministers highlighted that in the…

Number of initiatives to expedite production of organic fertilizer…

Ø  Steps to locally manufacture and also to import machinery required for fertilizer production Ø Required amount of organic fertilizer to be recommended following a soil test Ø Soil testing equipment to be distributed to all Agrarian Service Centres Ø  Instructions to educate farmers … A number of programmes are being planned to expedite the production of organic fertilizer required for…

Instructions to tow ‘X-PRESS PEARL’ vessel into deep seas…

It was decided at a special meeting held at the Presidential Secretariat today (01) under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to tow the wrecked X-PRESS PEARL Container Ship into the deep seas off the coast of Colombo. Minister of Ports and Shipping Rohitha Abeygunawardena revealed all the details including the vessel’s route from the United…

President decides not to relax travel restrictions until June 07th

Ø  Essential items to be supplied via mobile truck service Ø  Vaccination programme to continue uninterrupted President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has decided not to relax travel restrictions until June 07. The decision was taken by the President at a meeting with the Special Committee on COVID 19 Control held at the Presidential Secretariat this morning (28). Initially it…

Organic fertilizer required for Maha Season without any shortage …  President instructs …

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed the relevant officials to take steps to provide organic fertilizer required for the ‘Maha’ Season to farmers without any shortage. The President also emphasized the importance of implementing a comprehensive mechanism in consultation with all sectors in this regard. The “Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour” policy statement ensures the people’s…

New AG sworn in…

President’s Counsel Sanjay Rajaratnam was sworn in as the new Attorney General before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat, today (26). Mr. Sanjaya Rajaratnam is the 48th Attorney General of Sri Lanka. He has been serving the Attorney General’s Department for the last 34 years, he went onto hold the post of Senior State…

Number of measures under President’s instructions to minimize damage to marine ecosystem from MV X- Press Pearl Vessel

Following the instructions of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA), security forces and other responsible government entities have launched a comprehensive operation to mitigate the damage to the marine environment and coastline by the MV X-Press Pearl vessel which caught fire and is in distress off the coast of Colombo. The President has instructed…