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The Treasury has released Rs. 1.5 billion to the District Secretaries through the Ministry of Disaster Management for the purpose of distributing dry food rations among the drought affected people. Rs. 1.43 billion out of the Rs. 1.5 billion provision has already allocated to the relevant tasks as well as the process of distributing dry…

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Mr. Dinesh Priyantha who won the Bronze Medal in the Javelin Throw event at Rio Paralympics in Brazil in 2016, and Silver Medal at World Para Athletics Championships  in London in 2017 met President Maithripala Sirisena today (Aug. 22) at the Presidential Secretariat. He showed his medals to the President who thanked him for the prestige earned…

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Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne who assumed duties as the new Chief of Defence Staff called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, today (22). During this meeting, the President held a cordial discussion with the new Chief of Defence Staff and keeping with the tradition they exchanged mementos. Meanwhile, Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah who assumed…

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President Maithripala Sirisena has given Rs. 45 million for gold plating the golden canopy of the historic Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. The President made this donation, responding to a request made by the Mahanayake Theros of the Malwathu and Asgiri Chapters. The President handed over the relevant cheque in this regard to the…

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The program which was implemented under the directive of President Maithripala Sirisena to provide dry rations to the farmers in drought affected areas is now being operated. The packs of dry rations consists flour, dhal, sugar, gram, canned fish and other food items are being distributed under this program in 13 districts in the island….

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Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah has been appointed as the 21st Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy by President Maithripala Sirisena. Accordingly, he received his letter of appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Official Residence, today (18). Travis Sinniah joined the Sri Lanka Navy in 1982, and has been awarded a number of medals,…

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“If any section of the government is insulted by the people for any mistakes, the heads of those sections should take the responsibility for that. The government will protect all officers who work according to their conscientiousness and with dedication”, says President Maithripala Sirisena. He was speaking at the ceremony to hand over land deeds…

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President Maithripala Sirisena says he decided to establish National Economic Council to strengthen the national economy by formalizing the economic management in the country. He said the objectives of NEC are to increase the export income and develop the local industry. He pointed out there is a need for a stronger program for the development…

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President Maithripala Sirisena opened the photographic exhibition titled ‘Heta Dakina Ranil’ (Ranil who sees the future) depicting the special moments of 40 years in politics of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at the BMICH,yesterday (17). The exhibition is open to the public from August 18 to 20 from 10 a.m. to 8.p.m. The President, after opening…

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President Maithripala Sirisena says the patronage that should be given for the government’s task in building national reconciliation in the country, is to provide the full support of all while understanding the process, but not to throw brickbats. The President further said that all who act against this task of the government, which aimed at…

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