President-sets-target-for-officials-to-increase-fallen-pepper-price

Additional provisions from forthcoming budget Long-term solution urged Measures to explore new market opportunities Before 2015 price of pepper per kilo gram stood between Rs. 1,500-1,300. However, it had now come down to Rs. 450-500. The price of raw pepper per kilo is between Rs.150-175. During recent visits by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to several districts,…

Ratnapura-town-to-get-new-look-under-proposed-Development-Plan--President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says the proposed Ratnapura Urban Development Plan will give the city a new look. A fully fledged bus stand in the center of Ratnapura town will also be constructed under the new plan. The President made these remarks participating at the public gathering held near the Seevali Ground, Ratnapura, today, (19) in…

Plans-afoot-to-promote-pepper-cultivation-as-a-major-export-crop….-–-President-tells-in-Rathnapura

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has stated that plans are afoot to promote pepper cultivation as a major export crop. India is the major buyer of pepper from Sri Lanka and other countries. India purchases pepper on a quota basis. Increasing the quota given to Sri Lanka is one of the key elements of the strategy. In…

President-in-Kegalle-promises-special-programme-to-mitigate-landslides-disasters-;-people-assure-strong-Parliament

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa told the people in Kegalle a special programme will be launched to mitigate disastrous consequences of landslides that frequently occur in the district. President made this pledge while attending several public gatherings organized in Kegalle district today (18). President Rajapaksa is in Kegalle in support of the candidates of Sri Lanka Podu…

President-warmly-welcomed-in-Ampara-looks-into-people’s-grievances

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa toured Ampara district today (17) in support of the candidates of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) contesting the forthcoming General Election. In Padiyathalawa, upon a request by the residents, the President instructed the Secretary to the Ministry of Roads Development to expand the existing road runs through Padiyathalawa town into a 4-lane…

President-calls-on-engineers-to-revolutionize-construction-sector

Priority for needs of the people Measures to empower Government Workshop and State Engineering Corporation Engineers assures not to breach the trust placed in them President Gotabaya Rajapaksa invited the local engineers to take part in a revolutionary transformation in the construction sector which will fulfill the needs of urban and rural population. “People in…

President-honoured-for-leading-an-eco-friendly-Presidential-Election-campaign

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been awarded the “Zero Carbon Certificate” presented for first ever “Zero Carbon Presidential Election Campaign” in the world conducted with community participation. Members of the Committee for Environment Policy Formulation of “Saubhagyaye Dekma” (Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour) policy statement presented the certificate to the President at the Presidential Secretariat today…

‘ITUKAMA’-COVID-–-19-Fund-balance-surpasses-Rs.-1491-million

Following corporate, individual donations and direct deposits, ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund balance has now surpassed Rs. 1491 million. Girl child W.G. Jayani Thilakshana Karunaratne has donated Rs. 3,000 to the fund. This sum was handed over to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat. In addition, Ceylon…

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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that the heads of both government and private entities are accountable for adhering to health guidelines in their organizations in the wake of current spike in COVID 19 cases. The COVID 19 virus is prone to spread among groups until adequate and satisfactory containment. Kandakadu Rehabilitation Center is an unfortunate example….

President-pledges-to-overcome-the-challenge-of-protecting-people-from-COVID-19-pandemic

Comprehensive plans to control the current spike        Uninterrupted tests to detect infected persons        Rehabilitation of drug addicts will be expanded        All information on current situation open to the public        President commends all parties helping to curb COVID-19 President Gotabaya Rajapaksa assured that the challenge of protecting the people until the COVID-19…

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