President Maithripala Sirisena’s address to the Parliament during second reading of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, April 27, 2015.


With the much awaited enactment of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, the people of Sri Lanka will experience the true meaning of ‘democracy and peace’, said President Maithripala Sirisena, after he began the second reading of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in the Parliament today (27). The President went on to say the…


Nominating a Prime Ministerial candidate in view of an election is politically illogical and injudicious. There had been no such practice in the election history of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, President Maithripala Sirisena said in Galle. The President was addressing Galle District SLFP Delegates’ Conference at Halle De Galle in Galle April 25, 2015….


I am deeply saddened to learn of the tragic loss of lives and extensive damage to property following the devastating earthquake, which occurred in Nepal on April 25th. The Government and people of Sri Lanka join me in expressing deepest condolences to Your Excellency personally, the Government and people of Nepal, particularly the families of…


His Holiness Pope Francis has said that he has not seen the simple livelihood and lawful status of the Sri Lankan President from any other leader. Archbishop of Colombo, His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith during a special meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena mentioned that these were the comments made by the Pontiff. The meeting between the Catholic…


Foreign envoys based in Sri Lanka hailed President Maithripala Sirisena’s total commitment to Good Governance and his determination to strengthen democracy despite major obstacles. The Ambassadors and High Commissioners who separately called on President Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat during the last three days made this common observation. Those who called on the President included…

President Maithripala Sirisena’s special statement to the Nation, April 23, 2015.


On this occasion that marks 100 days since my election as President, I think it is proper that I address you as your first servant, appointed by you. Following the results of the Presidential Election on January 8 this year, you gave me the opportunity of being sworn in as the Head of State or…


President Maithripala Sirisena will make a special statement regarding the Government’s 100-day program, April 23, 2015 at 09:00 PM Sri Lanka time via all local electronic media. The video will be available on this site.


Envoys of United States, United Kingdom and Germany extended fullest support to President Maithripala Sirisena’s policies to strengthen democracy and eliminate bribery and corruption. The Envoys called on President Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat this afternoon. They congratulated President on his successful implementation of several important programs under the 100-Day program of the new government….

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