Hanspeter MOCK, Ambassador of Switzerland in Sri Lanka called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat this morning (16). Conveying warm congratulations to the President over his recent election victory on his and his government’s behalf, the Ambassador said that he especially appreciated President Rajapaksa’s remark that “he is the President of all Sri…


This project has started with the aid of JICA and has the capacity to process and convert 50 tons of solid waste into compost per day. This is a solution to the prevailing garbage issue in Hambanthota. I advised the officials and the contracting companies to expedite the project and  start operations within a month.


A group of envoys representing member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (13). Ambassadors and Consuls of Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam and Malaysia joined this meeting and extended their good wishes to the President. Discussions were focused on further enhancing bilateral…


Sri Lanka and Japan reaffirm their commitment to further strengthen bilateral cooperation in vital sectors of economic development and identify key areas of such cooperation. Information and communication technology (ICT), harbor infrastructure including Eastern Container Terminal (ECT), expressways, agriculture, digitalization of television transmission, disaster prevention and security cooperation are some of the areas identified. This…


A meeting between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and senior officials of the Ministry of Power and Energy and institutions under its purview was held at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (12). Representatives from the Ceylon Electricity Board and Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority participated at this meeting, during which the attention was drawn to provide swift solutions…


Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Sri Lanka M. Ashraf Haidari met with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat, today (12). The Ambassador extended his sincere congratulations to the President on behalf of the Afghan government and held discussions with President Rajapaksa to further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.


All the weaknesses in the Public sector in this country should be identified promptly and accurately in order to develop the country and we should commit ourselves to build a quality Public service through an attitudinal transformation, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said addressing the newly appointed State Ministry Secretaries at the Presidential Secretariat this evening (09)….


The new Secretaries to State Ministries received their letters of appointment from the Secretary to the President Dr. P. B. Jayasundera at the Presidential Secretariat today (09). The newly appointed Secretaries are: 1 Mr. S. H. Harischandra State Ministry of Water Supply Facilities 2 Prof. Ranjith Dissanayake State Ministry of Urban Development 3 Mr. S….


In order to build a pious and virtuous society the rule of law must be strictly adhered to, the Chief Incumbent of Kotte Raja Maha Viharaya Ven. Aluth Nuwara Anurudda Thero said. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited the temple this evening (07) and the Thero made these observations delivering a special sermon before the gathering. It…


The people of this country look at President Gotabaya Rajapaksa as a leader who can overcome all challenges the country having and ensure security of the Motherland, the Chancellor of University of Kelaniya Ven. Dr. Walamitiyawe Kusaladhamma Thero said. President Rajapaksa this morning (07) visited Vidyalankara Pirivena and paid homage to the relic shrine at…

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