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President expresses condolences over the passing of former Chinese President Jiang Zemin

President Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed his condolences over the demise of the former President of the People's Republic of China, Jiang Zemin.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities-2022 celebrated under the patronage of the President

President Ranil Wickremesinghe said a special program will be formulated for the benefit of differently-abled persons.

Electric motor boats will be introduced from next year for fishermen - Fisheries Minister

Electric motor boats will be introduced from next year for fishermen - Fisheries Minister Douglas Devananda says at the Ministerial Consultative Committee

Maldivian Vice President calls on President Wickremesinghe

  The Maldivian Vice President Faisal Naseem called on President Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Presidential Secretariat today (02).

Army-designed Presidential Dispatch Bag handed over to the President

The ‘Attaché Case’, Presidential Dispatch Bag of international standard designed by the Directorate of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers of the Sri Lanka Army, was handed...

Five Thousand (5000) hectares in Monaragala, Kotiagala for farming on a temporary basis

A discussion was held at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (01) under the patronage of President's Senior Adviser on National Security and Chief of Presidential Staff...

Record highest number of school students visit Parliament

Serjeant-at Arms Mr. Narendra Fernando said that the largest number of school students in the history of the Parliament visited the Parliament on 1 st...

Parliament turns orange against Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

? President, Prime Minister, Speaker and other public representatives stand in unity with the Women Parliamentarians’ Caucus for Global Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV)? A...

An Act on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment to be presented to Parliament soon - President

President Ranil Wickremesinghe said that a bill on gender equality and women's empowerment will be submitted to Parliament soon and he has instructed the women's...

Current Affairs

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...

Government ready for prudent economic management following successful debt restructuring - President 

• The country lost Rs. 700 billion due to wrong economic policies in the past • The inflation rate increased to 70 per cent since Rs....

Government is ready to overcome the worst economic crisis in the history of this country- President tells the Parliament.

President Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the country is facing the worst economic crisis in its history and the government is ready to overcome the challenge...

The statement made by President Ranil Wickremesinghe while participating in the vote of condolence on the demise of HM Queen Elizabeth II

The statement made by President Ranil Wickremesinghe while participating in the vote of condolence on the demise of HM Queen Elizabeth II, moved in the...

President meets Sri Lankan Diaspora in UK

President meets Sri Lankan Diaspora in UK • Invites them to invest in Sri Lanka

Multi-Sector Combined Mechanism for Empowering Rural Economic Revitalization Centres to ensure food security and Nutrition 

Multi-Sector Combined Mechanism for Empowering Rural Economic Revitalization Centres to ensure food security and Nutrition 

Interim Budget Speech – 2022

Interim Budget Speech – 2022 Amendment to the Appropriation Act, No. 30 of 2021

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