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This is to inform all that the following matters will be operated as the government’s position with regard to the boycott of lectures by university students and the strike at the government hospitals. The government will take following actions on the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) issue. The conditions laid down by the…

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President Maithripala Sirisena says a better society with Buddhist environment would be built while protecting the place of other religions. He was speaking at the religious ceremony to offer the new Sanghawasa (monks’ accommodation) built in the Veluvana Vivekarama Temple in Laksha Uyana, Polonnaruwa, to the monks today (June 22). The President stated that the…

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President Maithripala Sirisena says some politically indecent groups are trying to show the country that the government is acting to emasculate the free education by depriving the opportunities of the students of the medical faculties in government universities. “They are misleading the university students. I don’t blame any university student for the actions of those…

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President Maithripala Sirisena says the government will introduce a new policy for appointments and transfers of school teachers by the end of this year. “There should not be any teacher shortage at any school under this new policy. We will issue a circular to transfer all additional teachers in schools to the schools with teacher…

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At present, all the testing works of the Moragahakanda hydro-electricity plant, which will generate25MW hydro-power to the national grid, have been concluded.    The Electrical engineers say the electricity generation could successfully commence when the water level rises in the reservoirs during the upcoming rainy season.  The Moragahakanda hydro-electricity plant built within a shortest period…

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President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that the politicians as well as the public servants should join hands with the public to find solutions for the waste management issue and the  Dengue menace.   He made these remarks addressing the Colombo District Special Environment Conference held at the Maharagama Youth Centre Auditorium, yesterday (20). President Sirisena said…

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President Maithripala Sirisena says the Government will take steps to provide prosperous economy for the people of Rajarata as well as to provide better education for their children. He made these remarks addressing a ceremony to open the newly built Aesthetic Studies Unit, Agricultural Laboratory and Home Science Lab at the Athtanakadawala Maha Vidyalaya ,…

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President Maithripala Sirisena hosted an Iftar dinner today (June 20), at the Presidential House.   Speaking at the event, the President said the government is carrying out a comprehensive plan of action to establish permanent peace in the country by building peace and unity among all communities. Islam religious leaders and large number of Islam devotees participated…

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A cash donation by the Bangladesh Government to assist the victims of recent flood and landslides in Sri Lanka was officially handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, today (20). Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina declared the cash donation. Bangladesh High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Riaz Hamidullah handed over the cheque…

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