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Inclement weather: over 30,000 affected

The Disaster Management Centre said today (23) that the number of people affected by the adverse rainy weather in the country has risen to 34,099.

President Highlights Theravada Buddhism’s Solutions for Modern World Challenges at State Vesak Ceremony 2024

President Ranil Wickremesinghe underscored the significance of Theravada Buddhism in addressing the challenges posed by a world rapidly advancing in science and technology. Speaking at...

Sri Lanka and Indonesia Pledge Stronger Bilateral Ties and Economic Cooperation at 10th World Water Summit

In a significant bilateral meeting during the 10th World Water Summit, President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Indonesian President Joko Widodo reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the...

‘Economic Transformation Bill ‘ and ‘Public Financial Management Bill’ to Parliament on May 22

Acting Finance Minister Shehan Semasinghe announced plans to introduce two significant bills to Parliament on May 22, aimed at bolstering the country’s economy.

National War Heroes Day Commemorated under the patronage of the Prime Minister

The 15th National War Heroes Day, commemoration to honour the war heroes, who sacrificed their lives to protect the unity of the motherland, was held...

President Commences Two-Day Official Visit to Indonesia

President Ranil Wickremesinghe embarked on an official two-day visit to Indonesia to participate in the high-level session of the 10th World Water Summit. He arrived...

Landslide warning issued for several districts

The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) has issued landslide warning for several district.

Advisory issued for heavy rain

An advisory for heavy rain was issued to several provinces .

3146 Sailors advanced on 15th Victory Day anniversary

Coinciding with the 15th Victory Day anniversary 3146 sailors have been advanced to their next higher rates by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera,...

New Program Launched to Reduce Corruption in the Public Sector

MP Jagath Kumara Sumithraarachchi, Chairman to the Sectoral Oversight Committee on an Open & Accountable Government declared that measures are in place to launch a...

Current Affairs

Global disparities between developing and developed nations have grown due to technology gaps and concerns of weapons of mass destruction

President Ranil Wickremesinghe commended President Yoweri Museveni for assuming leadership at the 19th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit in Kampala, Uganda.

Districts Allocated Rs. 11,250 Million in Decentralized Budget after 3 Year Hiatus

President Ranil Wickremesinghe announced today that the district decentralized budget for this year amounts to Rs. 11,250 million, marking a significant allocation after a hiatus...

The President Participates in Christmas Carols at the Presidential Secretariat premises

President Ranil Wickremesinghe inaugurated the annual special Christmas carol concert and celebration organized collaboratively by the Presidential Secretariat, the Tourism Development Board, the Armed Forces...

Government pledges support for spice industry revival

  President says addressing the 19th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Spice Council.

Let's collectively advance the 13th Amendment to the Constitution for the future betterment of the nation

Let's collectively advance the 13th Amendment to the Constitution for the future betterment of the nation    Pending parliamentary approval, the amendment to the...

Reformative changes are being made to increase the representation of women in politics  - President Ranil Wickremesinghe 

  During a meeting with students from Girls' High School Kandy, President Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed his strong commitment to increasing women's representation in politics through...

President Ranil Wickremesinghe highlights Asia’s significance at the Nikkei Forum on the Future of Asia in Japan

President Ranil Wickremesinghe took the stage at the ‘Nikkei Forum: Future of Asia’ held in Tokyo, Japan today (25). During his address, the President emphasized...

The rivalries/conflicts of the great powers cannot hinder Sri Lanka's access to the Indian-African market

- The President emphasizes during a discussion with the Harvard • Developed Sri Lanka through the 25-year new reformist program of the government• Inviting the...

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