The President expresses strong concern on the escalation of terrorist activities in several countries including Canada.

President Mahinda Rajapakse has expressed strong concern on the escalation of terrorist activities in several countries including Canada. The President points out that Sri Lanka should also join as co-partners to control this menace. The President has expressed his opinion in a twitter message. … [Read more...]

The army says that stern attention has been focused on national security with the removal of a ban on LTTE by the European court.

Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya says that the stern attention has been focused on the national security of Sri Lanka following the withdrawal of the ban on the LTTE. Although there are no armed LTTErs, groups upholding separatist and conceptions are seen in and outside of Sri Lanka. The removal of the Ban would enable the LTTE to recommence activities such as fund raising. There is a threat of Sri … [Read more...]

The National freedom Front accuses certain powerful countries for trying to divide Sri Lanka and to appoint a leader of their choice.

The National Freedom Front says that it continues to extend support to the President for an extensive change in the political, economic, social and administrative structures. Media spokesman of the front Mohammed Mushamil says that his party will extend maximum support for the victory of President Mahinda Rajapakse at a future presidential election. He made these remarks participating in a … [Read more...]

Minister Dalas Alahapperuma says that a group beyond the shores of the Indian ocean are trying to take into their hands the destiny of Sri Lankan voters.

Minister Dalas Alahapperuma says that those who are beyond the shores of the Indian ocean are preparing to take into their hands the destiny of 14 million voters in Sri Lanka. The European union has extended support to such initiatives by removing the ban imposed on tiger terrorists. Minister Alahapperuma further said that certain groups attempting to shape Sri Lanka according to international … [Read more...]

A budget for the well being of the country and the people will be presented to parliament tomorrow.

Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Ajith Niward Cabral says that the budget of 2015 is a budget targeting the development of the country. The governor participating in a discussion programme over the national radio said that the President will present to the parliament tomorrow a budget, which has been prepared in the interest of the future well being of the country and the common masses. … [Read more...]

The President reviews the budget 2015 which will be presented in Parliament tomorrow.

The budget 2015 will be presented in Parliament tomorrow. President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Secretary to the Ministry of Finance Dr. P.B. Jayasundara reviewed the budget proposals at the Temple Trees yesterday. The government is ready to provide a wide array of concessions by the budget including reduction of fuel and gas prices and electricity tariff. The government says all the allegations … [Read more...]

Main cities in the North and East will be developed on par with international cities.

The government says that main cities of North and East will be developed on par with international cities. Plans have been drawn up to construct multi storied buildings in Jaffna. Green parks will be created by removing unnecessary structures of government buildings. 16 major projects are being implemented in Batticaloa. A green garden will be built in Mannar. These projects will be implemented … [Read more...]

Hindus world over celebrate Deepavali festival today. – Wishing happy Deepavali to Hindus in the country, the President says it marks the triumph of Good over Evil.

Hindus world over celebrate Deepavali festival today. Issuing a message for Deepavali President Mahinda Rajapaksa says this event marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year, according to the Lunar Calendar, and is a day of great religious fervour and festivity for the Hindu community. It celebrates the victory of Goodness over Evil and Light over darkness. It is thus the deeper celebration of the … [Read more...]

External Affairs Ministry rejects the allegations levelled against Foreign Secretary Kshenuka Seneviratne.

External Affairs Ministry rejects the allegations levelled against Foreign Secretary Kshenuka Seneviratne by some factions on the renovation of the official residence of Sri Lanka’s permanent Representative in Geneva. The Swiss Federal Intelligence Service had no information that the owner of the company involved was arrested or even that he had any link to the LTTE. As for the alleged role of … [Read more...]

The swarnapurawara award festival will be held this evening under the patronage of the president.

The Swarnapurawara award festival will be held this evening at the Waters Edge hotel in Battaramulla under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapakse. At this function the municipalities, urban councils and Pradeshiya sabas will be presented with awards and cash prizes. A special committee has adjudged the performance of these institutions. The objective of this programme is to encourage local … [Read more...]