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Justice Hema Kumudini Wickramasinghe took oaths as judge of the Court of Appeal at the Presidential Secretariat this (11) morning before President Maithripala Sirisena. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe, Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe and Secretary to the President Mr. P. B. Abeykoon were present at this occasion.

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President Maithripala has appointed Additional Solicitor General, President’s Counsel Dilrukshi Wickramasinghe as the new Director General of the Commission to Investigate allegations of Bribery or Corruption.  Mrs. Wickremasinghe received her letter of appointment from the President this morning.

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President Maithripala Sirisena said that the Health Ministry, which had remained one of the most corrupt institutions in the past, would be made one of the cleanest and transparent institutions in the country with the implementation of the new National Drug Policy Act. The President made these remarks at a meeting held with Nursing Service…

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The Nelum Pokuna Mawatha in Colombo 07 was renamed as Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha at an event held under the patronage of President Maithripala this (10) morning. A part of Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha was named Nelum Pokuna Mawatha by the previous Government on December 15, 2011, following the opening of the Nelum Pokuna Performing Arts Theatre….

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A Presidential Commission will be appointed within the coming week to probe into financial malpractices, corruption and frauds of the previous Government, President Maithripala stated at a public event held in Aralaganwila, Feb. 10, 2015. The President acknowledging the delay in investigating corruptions, said that he would now take steps in line with the powers…

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President Maithripala Sirisena presided over the 50th anniversary celebration of the Polonnaruwa Royal College this (09) morning. Polonnaruwa Royal College is one of the alma maters of President Maithripala, where he gained his secondary education. To commemorate the 50th anniversary, the President also planted a sapling at the school premises. During his visit to Polonnaruwa…

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The need of the hour is to meet our targets to the best of our abilities without wasting time, thinking of the challenges of tomorrow, President Maithripala Sirisena said. President Maithripala Sirisena was addressing a felicitation ceremony held at the Nittambuwa Public Grounds on Sunday (08) to express his gratitude to the people of Siyane…

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Attorney-at-Law Upul Jayasuriya has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Investments of Sri Lanka by President Maithripala Sirisena. A student of Royal College Colombo, Upul Jayasuriya joined the Attorney General’s Department as a state counsel in 1978. In 1978, he was also appointed as the First Legal Adviser of the Greater Colombo…

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President Maithripala Sirisena has pointed out that a major part of the pledges given to the people had been honoured within a short span of three weeks. The President who met the Government and Semi Government Trade Union Collective on Friday (06), emphatically mentioned that the main target of his Government was to restore all…

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Assistant Foreign Minister of China and Special Representative of the Chinese President, Mr. Liu Jian Chao, called on President Maithripala Sirisena this morning at his official residence in Colombo. Currently on a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka, during the meeting, Mr. Chao conveyed the Chinese government’s congratulatory message on President Maithripala’s victory. The Chinese…

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