The South Indian leading English newspaper The Hindu reported today that Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will visit New Delhi later this week and meet his counterpart Narendra Modi to discuss bilateral matters, quoting official sources in Colombo
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe acknowledges the greetings of the people on his arrival in Galgamuwa to open the new two-storeyed Ehetuwewa Divisional Secretariat building, on Sunday. Ministers Vajira Abeywardene, Akila Viraj Kariyawasam and S.B. Nawinna were also present on the occasion.
The constructions of the technological museum of Polonnaruwa came under the inspection of President Maithripala Sirisena , This is the first comprehensive technological museum built after one hundred and fifty years. This technological museum is comprised of cubicles composed of the technology descending from pre- historic era and of the most significant milestones of state patronage through the ages.
President Maithripala Sirisena says at present the Gampaha district has become a place where most challenging environmental issues are prevailing and he further said that all including the school children must commit themselves to overcome these challenges, which could not be underestimated.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena Friday (12) opened the new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility constructed with the intention of further strengthening the pharmaceutical production capacity of the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation.The new manufacturing complex consisting of state-of-the-art facilities has been built in the Ratmalana Kandawela area with the funding from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
President Maithripala Sirisena says we should refer the great character of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of Nonviolence, not only to praise his unlimited character, but also to get examples from his eminent character to our lives.He made these remarks participating in the special debate held at the Parliament, yesterday (12) to mark his 150th Birth Anniversary.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has rejected US' claim that China might set up a "forward military base" at Hambantota Port, describing it as "imaginary", the Economic Times reported on Thursday.Addressing a programme at London's Oxford University on Monday, Mr.Wickremesinghe said some people are seeing "imaginary Chinese Naval bases in Sri Lanka.
President Maithripala Sirisena and President of Maldives, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih met at the VIP Lounge of the Bandaranaike International Airport last Wednesday (October 10th). When President returned after completing a state visit to Seychelles , the Maldivian President was transiting Colombo on his way from Male to Singapore.
The Office for Reparations Bill was passed in Parliament yesterday, with a majority of 16 votes.It received 59 votes in favour, while 43 votes against, following a division called by the Joint Opposition. The UNP, SLFP members in the Government and the TNA voted in favour of the Bill. The JVP MPs were absent. The Joint Opposition together with the ‘SLFP Group of 15,’ voted against.