British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed deep appreciation for the steps taken by President Maithripala Sirisena in the last 10 months to strengthen democratic values, human rights and reconciliation. He said Britain is ready to provide additional assistance to Sri Lanka to carry forward these tasks.
President expresses satisfaction over achievements as Chair in Office of Commonwealth
President Maithripala Sirisena said he is fully satisfied with the accomplishment of goals set at the last CHOGM in Colombo during the period of last two years when Sri Lanka was the Chair in Office of the Commonwealth.
President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Malta Thursday morning (Nov. 26) to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) – 2015, to be held at Fort St. Angelo in Birgu from November 27-29. He was accompanied by Madam Jayanthi Sirisena and several officials.
The Minister of Justice and Buddhasasana Wijayadasa Rajapakshe speaking in Parliament Thursday said the new budget has been presented to build up the local economy and the modern technology based industries are necessary for the development of the country.
The Minister of Rural Economic Affairs P. Harison thursday (26) stated that priority has been given in the budget for education and it has allocated much financial provisions for the primary, secondary and the university education.