The new faculty building of the Applied Sciences Faculty of the Eastern University was vested with the students and the construction of the new auditorium of the University was commenced under the patronage of the President Maithripala Sirisena .The President who visited the University was warmly welcomed by the students.The President who unveiled the commemoration plaque joined the event of starting of the construction works of the new auditorium.The amount spent on the faculty building composed with all the facilities was Rs.410 million. The amount estimated to be spent on the new auditorium is Rs.784 million.
The Thurunu Diriya loan scheme, designed to empower young entrepreneurs, was launched by the Bank of Ceylon with the assistance of the Policy Development Office of the Prime Minister’s Office. Loans were granted to three young entrepreneurs of the North Western Province under the loan scheme.
A special Sports Fund was launched by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with an initial allocation of Rs. 50 million in association with the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka at Temple Trees yesterday. It will target high-performance athletes who have a realistic chance of winning medals at international sporting events for the country.
The country would become victorious when Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are achieved, President Maithripala Sirisena said. He invited all, including political leaders, academics, private sector employees, entrepreneurs and schoolchildren to join in attaining these goals.
He was participating in the launching ceremony of the ‘National Sustainability Discourse’ held at the BMICH, on Monday.The first draft of the Vision 2030 document was presented to the President by Expert Committee on Sustainable Development Chairman Prof. Mohan Munasinghe.
The National Sustainability Discourse is in operation efficiently to obtain the ideas of all. This would be implemented in all provinces. Through this process, the public will get an opportunity to identify issues and engage in dialogue.
The objective of this programme is to prepare a plan to determine long-term economic, social and environmental goals over the next 12 years while displaying the capabilities of Sri Lanka. It is targeted to engage young people, academics and professionals in this discourse. The report will be updated according to the feedback.
President Sirisena also launched the website of the National Sustainability Discourse. Those interested can join this dialogue through a mobile App. The website is www.nsd.lk The President presented two proposals to the National Sustainability Discourse. They are on finding a viable solution to the human-elephant conflict and finding solutions to issues arisen due to animals destroying over 32 percent of the country’s food production.
The Supreme Court has determined that two Clauses of the Office for Reparations Bill are inconsistent with the Constitution, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya told Parliament yesterday. The Speaker, making an announcement at the commencement of the sittings, said that the SC in its determination sent to Parliament after concluding the hearing of two petitions challenging the Bill has stated that Clause 27(a) and 27 (a) iii are inconsistent with the Constitution.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that there was no proposal presented to him or the Cabinet regarding a salary increment of MPs.He points out that the claims of the alleged salary hike for MPs are only mentioned in newspapers.
The first draft of the Vision 2030 document presented to the President.Achieving sustainable development goals is to make the country and the nation victorious, President Maithripala Sirisena said and invited all citizens including political leaders, academics, private sector, entrepreneurs and school children to join hands to achieve success in attaining these goals.
He made these remarks participating in the launching ceremony of the ‘National Sustainability Discourse’ held at the BMICH, yesterday (06th).The first draft of the Vision 2030 document was presented to the President by Prof. Mohan Munasighne , the Chairman of the Expert Committee on Sustainable Development.
The National Sustainability Discourse is operative in an efficient manner to obtain the ideas of all. This will implement in every province of the country. Through this process the public will get an opportunity to identify the issues which are revealed or un revealed and to directly engage in the dialogue.
The main objective of this programme is to prepare a plan to determine the long-term economic, social and environmental goals of the country over the next 12 years while displaying the capabilities of Sri Lanka. It is targeted to attract the engagement of young people, academics and professionals in this discourse. The report will be updated according to the feedback of the parties.
President Sirisena also launched the website of the National Sustainability Discourse and there is provision to join this dialogue through mobile App. One can also join this through www.nsd.lk website. Addressing the gathering, President Sirisena presented two special proposals to the National Sustainability Discourse. It’s about trying to find a viable solution to the human-elephant conflict and find solutions for the issues arisen as a result of animals destroying more than 32 percent of the country’s food production.
President Maithripala Sirisena opened the newly built four-storey storage facility building of the Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation,yestesterday (06th). Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation, which was incorporated in 1969 by the government extraordinary gazette notification No. 14853/1 dated 11May 1969 under the provision of the State Industrial Corporation Act. No. 49 of 1957 as the pioneer of manufacturing and marketing of Ayurvedic Drugs to the government hospitals, Ayurvedic physicians and private sector has been playing the major role in the health sector in Sri Lanka for more than 40 years.
President Maithripala Sirisena said that the innocent people of the country are genuinely happy to see their children’s dreams of the future coming true while the development of the village school, hospital, and the temple and the problems of the communities are being solved.
The politicians who ask “are you happy now?”, standing around the Lipton roundabout must come to the village to see the progress of these innocent people, said the President participating in the event where the initial boarding for the student Bhikkus being presented to the sangha of Higurakdamana Kashyapa Pirivena yesterday.
Following the conclusion of the 30 year war, the Yahapalanaya Government plans to win the economic-war by launching an extensive development project which expands from Point Pedro to Hambantota, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday.