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11 Ambassadors and 6 High Commissioners presented credentials to the  President 

11 Ambassadors and 6 High Commissioners presented credentials to the  President 

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...

Sri Lanka concludes its Review under the 4th Cycle of the Universal (UPR)

Sri Lanka concludes its Review under the 4th Cycle of the Universal (UPR)

Ambassador-designate of Sri Lanka to the Kingdom of Bahrain Reethisri Wijeratne Mendis Assumes Duties

The newly appointed Ambassador-designate of Sri Lanka to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Reethisri Wijeratne Mendis assumed duties at the Embassy of Sri Lanka on 30 January...

Lives lost in war cannot be restored but income lost in economic war can be restored - President

  • 77 senior military officers awarded Vishishta Seva Vibhushana medals

U.S. Government expresses support for Sri Lanka’s on-going recovery efforts

U.S. Under-Secretary for Political Affairs, Victoria Nuland, who is currently on an official visit to Sri Lanka, expressed her Government’s support for the on-going recovery...

SLNS Samudura leaves for Pakistan to attend 'AMAN' - 2023

SLNS Samudura (31st January 2023) left for the Port of Karachi from Colombo to take part in the multinational naval exercise AMAN hosted by the...

Current Affairs

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...

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....

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