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Address by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa from the Presidential Secretariat at the virtual ‘High – Level Event on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID – 19 and beyond’ organized by the Prime Ministers of Canada, Jamaica and the UN Secretary General on May 28th, 2020. Excellencies, I thank the Prime Ministers of Canada and…

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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa paid his last respects to the remains of Leader of the Ceylon Worker’s Congress (CWC) and Minister of Community Empowerment and Estate Infrastructure Development, Arumugam Thondaman, today (28). The remains of late Minister Thondaman were brought to the Parliamentary complex this morning from his residence in Battaramulla. President Rajapaksa who arrived at…

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Curfew will be effective in the island till Saturday, June 6th and afterwards as follows: Curfew will be in force island-wide on Sunday, May 31st.   Curfew will be effective in all the districts from Monday, June 01st to Wednesday, June 3rd only between 10.00pm to 4.00am daily as before.   Curfew will be in…

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A new mechanism is to be formulated to repatriate Sri Lankans who are stranded or faced with various difficulties in the wake of COVID – 19 pandemic. The nature of the new system will be decided at a meeting scheduled to be held tomorrow. Flights in June to bring back Sri Lankans home will be…

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All measures will be based on international and local health guidelines No COVID-19 infected was reported from the community since April 30th Hotels and restaurants registered with the Tourism Authority to open first The Task Force Committee entrusted with COVID – 19 control proposed to President to reopen airports for foreign tourists from 1st August…

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Curfew will be effective only between 10.00pm to 4.00am daily in all the districts in the island from tomorrow, May 26th onwards until further notice. Guidelines prescribed by the health authorities to prevent the spread of the Corona virus should strictly be followed during the operations of factories, institutes, offices and shops as well as…

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Message My heartiest greetings to all Muslims in Sri Lanka, who celebrate the Ramazan or Eid-ul-fitr together with the Islam devotees around the World. Ramazan or Eid-ul-fitr is one of the most important festivals in the Islamic religious calendar observed by the Muslim community after a month of fasting, and sighting of the crescent moon….

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President thanks Indian Premier for support, including 10 tonnes of medical supplies to combat COVID-19 crisis PM Modi commends President for providing the country a leadership with clear vision Revive key projects to restore economy Indian Premier personally committed to help Sri Lanka Bilateral relations to be strengthened in all aspects This morning (24) President…

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In all districts of the island curfew will be effective only between 10.00pm to 4.00am daily from Tuesday, May 26th onwards until further notice. People’s movements between districts, except Colombo and Gampaha, will be permitted from Tuesday, May 26th onwards. An island-wide curfew will be in force on Sunday, May 24th and Monday, May 25th.

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National Education Policy soon First priority is national security Maximum efforts to curb drug menace Fullest support to religious discourse President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that a Presidential Task Force will be appointed under the Defence Secretary to conduct a comprehensive survey of archaeological sites in the East and to take measures to preserve them. Several…

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