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Mr. Saman Ekanayake, who is a senior Special Grade officer of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service, was appointed to the post of Secretary to the Prime Minister. He received his appointment letter from President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (24). Mr. Ekanayake is a graduate of the University of Peradeniya in Sociology, and…

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Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs,  Nisha Biswal  appreciated President Maithripala Sirisena’s initiatives towards democracy, peace & reconciliation in this country. She made these observations when She met with President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (25). “The government’s initiatives towards democracy, peace & reconciliation are highly satisfactory to the…

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The former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said that he will stand by Sri Lanka to correct the misconceptions about the country within the international community. He made these observations when he met with President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (24). The former British Prime Minister arrived in Sri Lanka recently on a…

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President Maithripala Sirisena participated in a ceremony organized to felicitate the retiring cricketing legend Kumar Sangakkara at the P. Saravanamuttu Stadium today (24). Speaking on this occasion, the President appreciated the talents of Sangakkara and commend his works he had performed to promote the country’s image internationally. The President also wished him success in his future…

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Three new Cabinet Ministers were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (24). Following are the Ministers and their portfolios: Hon. Mangala Samaraweera – Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Wijedasa Rajapakshe – Minister of Justice Hon. D.M. Swaminathan – Minister of Rehabilitation and Resettlement

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President Maithripala Sirisena who visited Kinniya and Sampur in the Eastern Province yesterday (Aug. 22) participated in ashirvada puja at Kali Kovil in Trincomalee. The ashirvada puja was organized by the member of Tamil National Alliance Mr. R. Sambandan. The President had cordial discussions with the devotees who gathered at the Kovil. President Sirisena also…

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People of Kinniya appealed to President Maithripala Sirisena to seek a second term to fulfill the expectations of the people. The people made this request when the President visited Kinniya and met the people there today (Aug. 22). They told the President that the development expected by them has not yet been received to their…

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A ceremony was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena to hand over the land deeds to 234 war displaced families in Sampur, today (22). During the tenure of the past government 818 acre of lands had been vested with the BOI by using a special gazette notification, but after the Hon. Maithripala Sirisena…

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President’s Coordinating Secretary, Attorney at Law Rajika kodithuwakku sworn in as a member of Municipal Council, Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, before President Maithripala Sirisena today (Aug. 22). Mr. Kodithuwakku succeeds Mr. Ranjith Ponnamperuma who was in the Municipal Council, Jayawardenapura, Kotte. Mr. Kodithuwakku, who is a lawyer in profession, entered the active politics in 1999.

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The leader of the United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (21). After Mr. Wickremesinghe took oaths as the new PM, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the…

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