The first flag to launch the Flag Week to mark the National Prisoners’ Day which falls on Septeer 12 was pinned on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (Sep. 11th).The Prisoner’s Welfare Association organizes this event annually to raise funds for the welfare of the prisoners and their family members.
Sri Lanka’s economy should be transformed from a non-tradable one to a more tradable sector and the government’s current economic restructuring plan is aimed at achieving this goal, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Sunday at the ceremony to award the ‘Most Admired Companies of Sri Lanka’ in Colombo. The awards ceremony was organised by the International Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka (ICCSL) in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Sri Lanka.
President Maithripala Sirisena said that the education syllabus must taught not only how to pass examinations but also how to lead a contended life. He said this at the Kotawaya Maha Vidyalaya in Hambantota where he vested the newly constructed two-storied Building and the new Technology Laboratory with the students.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam to participate in the 7the World Economic Forum on ASEAN.Picture shows Vietnam’s Acting Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung receiving the Prime Minister on arrival at the Noi Bai International Airport. Prof. Maithree Wickremesinghe and Sri Lankan envoy in Hanoi Hasanthi Dissanayake were also present.
President Maithripala Sirisena says the attention of the authorities should be drawn to implement an appropriate process to immediately halt the import of the food crops which could cultivate in the country. He said these are done by various racketeers, who show consumer reports to show there is a need for imports.The President made these remarks during a meeting held with the farming community in Hambantota at the Magampura Ruhuna International Conference Hall, yesterday (10th).
We took over the country when it was going through a really difficult time and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa called for an early Presidential election since he could not take the country forward, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.The Premier was speaking at a Puttalam District UNP Bala Mandala meeting on Saturday at Arora Hotel in Chilaw.
President Maithripala Sirisena said that he is scheduled to address the UN General Assembly on September 24 and he would make a statement to vindicate the Security Forces from all allegations levelled against them.President Sirisena was speaking at the SLFP Nivitigala Bala Mandala meeting held at the Nivitigala public fair premises, on Saturday.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will depart to Hanoi, Vietnam tomorrow (10) on a three-day official to attend the World Economic Forum on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (WEF ASEAN).The World Economic Forum on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations is slated for Sept. 11-13 in Hanoi, where 1,000 delegates from 43 countries and regions will focus their discussions on five key topics.
The UNP’s next generation of leaders are being groomed to take the party forward and formulate a plan for Sri Lanka till 2030, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe announced.Addressing the 72nd anniversary celebrations of the UNP held at its headquarters in Sirikotha on Thursday (6), the Prime Minister stressed, it is important to strengthen the party from the village level.
President says that the current government has entered into a program to eradicate the dependent mentality of the people and build a free nation President Maithripala Sirisena says that the government has entered into a sustainable development approach which would eradicate the dependent mentality, enabling our people to build a nation which can stand on its own feet.