President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Chinese President Xi Jinping, commissioning the last phase of the Norochcholai Lakvijaya Power Plant at a joint event that remotely linked the Presidential Secretariat with Norochcholai via a fibre optic network yesterday (Sep. 16). (Photo by : Sudath Silva)
Anagarika Dharmapala worked relentlessly to uplift Sinhala Buddhists during the darkest era in Sri Lankan history when there was no opportunity for the people even to think about freedom, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa. “At that time there were no political parties in Sri Lanka.
The “Colombo Port City” project”, largest foreign-funded investment on record in Sri Lanka commenced today (September 17) with the commissioning of construction of the Phase 1 by the Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that Sri Lanka is happy to support the proposal by China, to build the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, having been located on the ancient maritime route between the east and west as recognized in the Mahinda Chintana - Vision for the Future.
The Search for Peace
"Our Government is firmly committed to uphold democracy and the protection of human rights. Our Government's prime
responsibility is also to free our people from the grip of terrorism and violence. Attempts by any individual or organisation to violate or suppress such rights enjoyed by the people, would be thwarted at all costs by our Government. We will do our utmost to show to the civilised world our commitment and sincerity in this task," said President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The President's Fund is a multi-faceted institution with a range of activities that include help for scholarship and tertiary educatio
; advance of religion; and recognition of service to the nation .It is best known as an oasis of relief for those in need of urgent surgery and other medical treatment beyond one's reach in cost.The Fund which was established in 1978, in keeping with its vision, has continued to provide relief and assistance under successive President's of Sri Lanka.