“Similar to the way each country takes decisions in national levels on the illegal migrants, they should act internationally with other countries regarding this matter”, said President Maithripala Sirisena.
A delegation of the United States Congress called on President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (24th Feb.) at the President’s Official Residence and held discussions about the steps to be taken to further strengthen bilateral relations; The 8-mlember delegation is the largest ever US Congress Group to visit Sri Lanka and it included 4 from the Democratic Party and 4 from the Republican Party.
President of Indonesia Joko Widoda has invited President Maithripala Sirisena for a state visit in Indonesia soon after his scheduled participation at the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Summit meeting to be held in Jakarta.
President Maithripala Sirisena said he has given instructions to the Inspector General of Police to pay special attention to prevent inhuman ragging in universities carried out by a minority group of students in order to interrupt the education of the majority of students. He has also instructed the IGP to implement an initiative jointly with the University Authorities in this regard.
President Maithripala Sirisena held a discussion with a group of members of the Ceylon Electricity Board Engineers’ Association, regarding future plans which aimed at the development of the field of energy while protecting the environment and boosting the economy, at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (21st Feb.).