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Tunisian Ambassador to Sri Lanka calls on the Speaker

The Ambassador of Tunisia to Sri Lanka Mrs. Hayet Talbi met the Speaker of Parliament Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena recently (03).

A Host Country Agreement between the Government and GGGI signed

A Host Country Agreement was signed between the Government of Sri Lanka and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) progressing Sri Lanka’s climate action and...

Personal income taxation is a short-term economic development strategy

- Dr. Kapila Senanayake, Director General of the Financial Policy Department, informs Union leaders and representatives of civil organizations

Presidential Secretariat refutes false news on 75th Independence Day expenditure

Presidential Secretariat refutes false news on 75th Independence Day expenditure   • No money was used from the Ministry of Education

SL has initiated an action plan to ensure a Green Economy by 2050 - President

Sri Lanka has the potential to establish the green economy, specially by way of renewable energy, said President Ranil Wickremesinghe addressing a High-Level event on...

Chairman of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to investigate the findings of preceding Commissions and Committees

Supreme Court Justice A.H.M.D. Nawaz, the Chairman of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to investigate the findings of preceding Commissions and Committees submitted a synopsis...

Youth Film Festival in conjunction with the 75th Independence Anniversary

A National Youth Film Festival has been organized in conjunction with the 75th National Independence Day celebrations to create a national platform for young filmmakers.

A special art exhibition to commemorate Sri Lanka's 75th Independence

  “Art of Sri Lanka” an exhibition highlighting Sri Lanka's pride was held under the patronage of Mr. Poj Harnpol, Ambassador of Thailand to Sri Lanka,...

Weather forecast for 06 February-2023

Showers will occur at times in Eastern, Uva and North-Central provinces and in Hambantota and Mullaitivu districts.

Current Affairs

Let us devote ourselves, unite as children of one mother. Let us make our country one of the most developed in the world by 2048

HE Speech - Independence Day Addressing the nation on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of Independence, the President said that the basis and foundation for...

Special commemorative stamp, coin issued on the occasion of the 75th Independence Anniversary presented to the President

  The commemorative stamp issued by the Philatelic Bureau and the special commemorative coin issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on the occasion of...

Instructions from the President celebrate the 75th Independence celebration with pride, at minimal cost

• while estimating the required expenditure attention should be paid to the current financial position of the country

Talks with India and China on debt restructuring successful 

- Let’s join hands for a new political journey for the betterment of the people  -  Rs. 30-40 billion allocated for medicines this year  -  ...

The President joins in watching the special Christmas Carol concert and carnival around the Presidential Secretariat

  The special Christmas Carol concert and carnival organized by the Tourism Development Board, the armed forces and the police in the vicinity of the Presidential...

Unpopular decisions have to be taken for the future benefit of the Country-President

Unpopular decisions have to be taken for the future benefit of the Country-President

Budget Speech – 2023 Sri Lanka, Towards a New Beginning Approach

Budget Speech – 2023 Sri Lanka, Towards a New Beginning Approach

Developing countries are the worst affected by rising emissions from the industrialized world, and must be compensated – President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasizes at COP 27

Developing countries are the worst affected by rising emissions from the industrialized world, and must be compensated – President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasizes at COP 27

President Wickremesinghe meets UN Secretary General

  President Ranil Wickremesinghe met the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, upon his arrival in Egypt, Cairo.

The country has a very competitive tea industry that needs to be modernized - President

President Ranil Wickremesinghe noted that the government is aiming at an agriculture modernization programme in which tea will have a prominent place. He said that...

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