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President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed former Sri Lankan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Dr. Chris Nonis as the Presidential Advisor on International Affairs. Dr. Nonis studied medicine at the Royal Free Hospital Medical School, University of London and also obtained a First Class Honours Degree from Imperial College, London. He spent his electives at…

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The only agreement I signed is with the people of this country, there are no other agreements with either Tamil or Muslim political parties, President Maithripala Sirisena made these comments at the Eastern District Committee meeting held at the Trincomalee District Secretariat, March 3, 2015. President pointed out the importance of building unity, peace and…

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When resolving issues, there is no differentiation as South or North and the government is fully committed resolve issues faced by people, President Maithripala stated during the Northern Province Coordinating meeting held at the Jaffna Secretariat building today. “Everyone should work in goodwill irrespective of differences” said the President. Chief Minister of the Northern Province,…

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President Maithripala Sirisena says that the guidance and advice of the Maha Sangha are needed for the future progress of the country. He has pointed out that a society with sound moral values should be created to build a strong nation. President Sirisena expressed these views during a ceremony, held in connection with appointment of…

Ratnapura Feb 27

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Inspector General of Police to strictly implement the laws and regulations on the prevention of unauthorized mining and transportation of sand. Stating that the mining and sand transportation had become a mafia, he emphasized that quick attention should be paid to prevent the environmental pollution resulted due to indiscriminate…

National Awards for Science and Technology Achievements Feb 27

President Maithripala Sirisena has emphasized the need for everyone of fulfilling his or her responsibilities. For a developing country like Sri Lanka, everyone’s service is important, he mentioned. The President made this remark speaking at the National Awards for Science and Technology Achievements – 2014 held at the Presidential Secretariat today (Feb. 27), which was…

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Political leadership has a direct impact on the progress of the Government institutions and when the politicians are honest and clean, institutions will automatically become efficient and corruption free entities, President Maithripala Sirisena said. The President made these observations at an event today to handover MV Lagoons Passenger vessel, manufactured by the Colombo Dockyard to…

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Three new ambassadors presented their credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat this morning, they are Mr. Levan Nijradze, Ambassador of Georgia, Mr. Kye Chuna Yong, Ambassador of Republic of Korea and Mr. Yi Xianliang,Ambassador of People’s Republic of China.

Business Community Joins Hands with National Kidney Fund Feb

Business community of Sri Lanka has set up a fund to contribute to the National Kidney Fund today. The event, which was organised by Holcim Lanka Ltd., was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. Many of Sri Lanka’s business community took part in the event, which was held at the Galle Face Hotel,…

Sakya Sarasavi Abhisheka Mangalya Feb 24

President Maithripala Sirisena says a person can build up their true humanitarian spirit not with a luxurious way of life, but only through leading a hard way of life. “A person who has really experienced the sufferings, agony and the pain of life will only understand the feelings of others”, he said. President Maithripala made…

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