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Lanka’s reconciliation program me, an example to the world

Norwegian Foreign Affairs Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide assured Norway’s full support to Sri Lanka’s peace and reconciliation programmed when she met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Olso on Thursday evening.  meeting took place at the State Guests’ official residence. Observing that Sri Lanka is heading towards success in its difficult task of establishing peace and stability, she said that Sri...

Prime Minister says Media freedom has been restored

It is evident media freedom has been restored. I am the most abused person in the media today. As the French saying goes, I will defend till my last drop of blood is shed, your right to abuse me, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday. Addressing the 20th Anniversary of the Colombo Declaration on Media Freedom and Social Responsibility at...

We will continue to support Sri Lanka – UN Secretary General

President Maithripala Sirisena briefed the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres about Sri Lanka’s progress in strengthening democracy, rule of law, media freedom and reconciliation. He said this during a meeting at the UNSG’s office on the 27th Floor of United Nations Headquarters in New York. The President said that during the last three and half years, the country has...

Norway supports SLPI global conference on Colombo Declaration

The Royal Norwegian Embassy along with UNESCO supported the Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) to organize an international conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the Colombo Declaration on Media Freedom and Social Responsibility from September 27 to 30, in Colombo.  The conference coincided with the International Day for the Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) as recognized by the United...

PRESIDENT LEAVES FOR UN SUMMIT TODAY

President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for United States today (22) to participate in the 73rd General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA).During his stay in New York, the President will take part in several sessions and also meet state leaders. The President will address the inaugural session of the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit on Monday. He is also scheduled to...

President with students who participating in the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco

President presents Air tickets for the students participating in the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco President Maithripala Sirisena presented air tickets to the six students of the Medical Education Unit of Rajarata University who are participating in the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco at the President’s office yesterday (4th). This Conference will be held in Bali City in...

President worships ancient Kirivehra and obtains blessings

President Maithripala Sirisena, who visited the ancient Kirivehra on his birthday (Sep 3) and obtained blessings.Chief incumbent of Kirivehra Ven. Thalagala Gnanendra Thero and the mahasangha engaged in religious rituals and invoked blessings to the President. After that, President Sirisena who engaged in the religious rituals at Kataragama Maha Dewala obtained blessings entering the other Dewalas in the Dewala premises.The...

Enterprise Sri Lanka exhibition to open in Moneragala today

The Enterprise Sri Lanka national exhibition, organized by the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media to publicize the government's ambitious program to create a paradise of entrepreneurs, will be opened in Monaragala today. The opening ceremony of the three-day exhibition will be held at 4.00 pm today under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe. The exhibition will have 12...

Indian Ocean define the destiny of the world in 21st Century says PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says Indian Ocean Region is set to define the destiny of the world in 21st Century and the geopolitical turn of events in the Indian Ocean has made it the 'Ocean of the Future'. Speaking at the Indian Ocean Conference 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam on Monday the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka said the Indian...

There is no differentiation in the development of the country – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says there is no differentiation or discrimination in the development of the country and the responsibility of delivering development benefits for the people living in the Northern and Eastern provinces will be fulfilled. The President further said that the assistance of the all the people’s representatives in the province as well as the public servants is expected...
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