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Measures should be taken to strengthen State Banks but not to privatize them, President MaithripalaSirisena emphasized. He said it is his continued policy. The President made these comments at a ceremony to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the Bank of Ceylon (BOC) held at BMICH today (30). Bank of Ceylon, a pioneer in delivering an…

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A religious ceremony was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena to vest the newly built Sri Gauthama Sambuddha Mandiraya and Siri Sugathawansa Uposathagaraya (Chapter House) at the Godakawela Malwessavehera Meditation Centre, with the Maha Sangha, today (29). According to the historical records, the King Devanampiyatissa planted Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi branches throughout the…

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President Maithripala Sirisena says he is not alone in the battle against the drug menace and 90% of the population in the country is standing with him in this journey. When a section of some responsible persons in the government took to streets against his decision to impose the death penalty for drug smugglers, the…

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President Maithripala Sirisena declared open several completed development activities implemented in temples in the district under the “Pibidemu Polonnaruwa (Awakening of Polonnaruwa)” District Development Project, today (28). President Sirisena opened the newly built two-storey monastery including the Dharma Shalawa at the Palugasdamana Vidyasara Piriven in Polonnaruwa. This two-storey building constructed at a cost of Rs….

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President Maithripala Sirisena says Sri Lanka is very keen to expand defence cooperation with Japan. He said this when Japanese State Minister of Defence, Kenji Harada called on him at the President’s Official Residence in Colombo today (July 26). The President said that as both countries are interested in maritime security, Japan and Sri Lanka…

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The Kalu Ganga project, the next huge reservoir of the Moragahakanda project can be completed by next month and can be bestowed with the people, President Maithripala Sirisena said. The construction work of Wayamba canal which supply water to north west, the Upper Elahera canal which provide water to North and the Minipe canal will…

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In order to retain billions of Rupees that we spent annually to import milk powder and to create a healthy young generation it is imperative to empower and strengthen local dairy farmers, President Maithripala Sirisena said. President made these comments at the launching ceremony of ‘Kiren Sapiri Dayak’, aims at providing a pack of liquid…

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The Launching ceremony of the books titled ‘Mahaweliya-Sanhidiyawe Gangawa’ and ‘95 Pasu Mahaweli’ will be held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH, tomorrow (24). Even though the Mahaweli Development Project commenced four decades ago, it will continue to enrich the paddies and lives of Sri Lankan farmers for another hundreds of…

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President Maithripala Sirisena said he refuses allegations leveled against his administration by some sections following three months after Easter Sunday attack. President further said as a government his administration fulfilled its duties and responsibilities after the attacks and the terrorist organization that carried out these attacks were wiped out from the country. He said it…

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