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No candidate vying for the presidency has announced plans to abolish executive powers

President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasized that none of the candidates aspiring to run in the presidential election have announced their intention to abolish the executive powers...

Thailand introduces Visa-Free entry for Sri Lankan Tourists

The Thai cabinet has adopted multiple visa measures to stimulate tourism, which will benefit tourists from 36 more countries including Sri Lankan travelers who may...

Today’s weather forecast

The prevailing showery and windy conditions over the island are expected to continue further, due to the active South West Monsoonal condition.

Government Focuses on Addressing Issues Faced by Grama Niladhari officers

President’s Senior Advisor on National Security and Chief of Presidential Staff Sagala Ratnayaka, has advised relevant officials to find possible solutions to the problems in...

Social Security Benefit Introduced for All Workers Over 55

Labour and Foreign Employment Minister Manusha Nanayakkara announced that the Cabinet has approved a proposal to provide social security benefits to all workers aged 55...

President Orders Ongoing Relief for Those Affected by Adverse Weather

President Ranil Wickremesinghe instructed officials to provide immediate relief to those affected by the recent inclement weather and to continue these efforts until the situation...

Today’s weather forecast

The prevailing showery and windy conditions over the island are expected to continue further, due to the active South West Monsoonal condition.

The International Vesak Festival was held at the White House for the fourth time.

The adhikarana maha sanganayake of North America and Vice President of the Buddhist Association of America, Viharaya of the Maryland International Buddhist Temple, Most Venerable...

President Steps In to Resolve Land Issue in Keppapilau Village

President Ranil Wickremesinghe made a visit to Puthukkudiyiruppu Madhya Maha Vidyalaya today (26) as part of the freehold deeds distributing ceremony in Mullaitivu district under...

President Visits Mr. C.V. Wigneswaran

President Ranil Wickremesinghe paid a visit to former Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council and current Member of Parliament, Mr. C.V. Wigneswaran, who is...

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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