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Select Committee of Parliament directs attention regarding the future plans of Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI)

The Select Committee of Parliament to study the practical problems and difficulties that have arisen in relation to enhancing the rank in the Ease of...

The gazette notification on the prorogation of Parliament issued

The gazette notification on the prorogation of the 3rd session of the 9th Parliament was issued by President’s Secretary Mr Saman Ekanayake and will be...

CARAT – 2023 concludes, strengthening maritime cooperation

The Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) – 2023 bilateral exercise successfully concluded in Sri Lanka on 26th January 2023. Hosted by the U.S. Pacific...

Following the intervention of the Parliamentary Caucus for Children, JP appointments for Probation Officers to prevent child victims from being inconvenienced

 Prompt response from the Minister of Justice, following the intervention of the Parliamentary Caucus for Children

U.S. Seventh Fleet Vice Commander calls on Commander of the Navy

A U.S. Navy delegation headed by U.S. Seventh Fleet Vice Commander, Rear Admiral Joaquin Martinez de Pinillos called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral...

"Sri Lanka In Focus 2023" Art Culture and Wildlife Exhibition- University of California in Los Angeles

"Sri Lanka In Focus 2023" Art Culture and Wildlife Exhibition is scheduled to be held at the University of California in Los Angeles - UCLA...

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

  Italy willing to supply helicopters to SL to combat human trafficking

The Republic of Italy has expressed its willingness to help Sri Lanka by supplying helicopters for anti-human trafficking measures taken by the Government of Sri...

CoPF strongly reiterates the Committee’s commitment to providing bipartisan support to the reforms put forward by the IMF

The Committee on Public Finance (CoPF) chaired by Hon. (Dr.) Harsha De Silva, Member of Parliament recently (23) stressed that the aim of the committee...

All Party Conference to be held tomorrow under President’s patronage

  An All-Party Conference is scheduled to be held tomorrow (26) at 4.00 pm at the Presidential Secretariat with the participation of all party leaders representing...

Current Affairs

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....

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...

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