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The relief entitled under ‘Aswesuma’ will be provided to all eligible recipients immediately

President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasized that the “Aswesuma” and “Urumaya” programs play a significant role in sustaining the livelihoods of people in a country facing economic...

The President meets the new IGP

The newly appointed Inspector General of Police, Mr. T. M. W. Deshabandu Tennakoon met with President Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Presidential Secretariat this morning (29).

Sri Lanka Honoured with UN Award for Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration

Sri Lanka has been lauded with the prestigious World Restoration Flagship Award by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for its remarkable efforts in rejuvenating...

President Highlights Sri Lanka’s Indian Ocean Security Commitment at Pathfinder Conference

In his address at the Pathfinder Indian Ocean Security Conference phase III held at Cinnamon Grand Colombo today (28), President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasized Sri Lanka’s...

“Provision of Relief Benefits Set to Expand to 2.4 Million Family Units from June 2024”

Finance State Minister Shehan Semasinghe, announced that the verification and certification process for applicants in the second phase of the “Aswasuma” program has been finalized....

Government Prioritizes Development through Reconciliation

President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasized that nations worldwide which have eradicated racism and bigotry have experienced significant development, affirming the government’s commitment to fostering development through...

Comprehensive government program to empower women entrepreneurship

President Ranil Wickremesinghe underscored the on-going efforts to nurture female entrepreneurs capable of adapting to the country’s economic transformation. The President highlighted the significant role...

Committee looks into operate Valaichchenai Paper Mill as a public private joint venture

Hon. Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Committee Chair of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on National Economic and Physical Plans stated that he will convey the need to maintain...

Today’s weather forecast

Several spells of showers will occur in Eastern, Uva and North central provinces and in Nuwara-Eliya and Matale districts.

Anticipated Amendment to Parate Law Expected in Future Parliament Session

Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, the Minister of Justice, Prisons Affairs, and Constitutional Reforms, disclosed plans to introduce an amendment concerning the temporary suspension of Parate execution,...

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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