“Consumer goods traders should recognize their human responsibility” – President

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – President Maithripala Sirisena says all institutions that trade in consumer goods including food should act with an understanding of their human responsibilities rather than merely depending on the government regulations and laws to govern them.

"“Consumer goods traders should recognize their human responsibility” – President"

US applauds Sri Lanka Government for its efforts to promote reconciliation

(WASHINGTON, LANKAPUVATH) – The United States (US) is pleased that Sri Lanka has agreed once again to co-sponsor the resolution, and invites like-minded United Nations (UN) members to demonstrate support for reconciliation and peace in Sri Lanka by adding their names to the list of cosponsors. The United States further applauds the administration of President Maithripala Sirisena for its continuing efforts to promote reconciliation.

"US applauds Sri Lanka Government for its efforts to promote reconciliation"

“Committed to build young generation” – President

(POLONNARUWA, LANKAPUVATH) – President Maithripala Sirisena says he would be committed to build an intelligent young generation which can win the market of scholars, also which consists of self-respect and self-confidence. He added that the Government is providing the required guidance on this regard. He also stated that he would fulfil every responsibility to build the young generation in the country.

"“Committed to build young generation” – President"

“Women’s participation is an essential factor for purity in politics” – President

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – “Increasing of the women’s participation in the political sector in order to create a clean, honest and sociable political movement will be an important factor in the future”, says President Maithripala Sirisena.

"“Women’s participation is an essential factor for purity in politics” – President"

Sri Lankan and Indonesian Presidents agree to enhance bilateral ties

(INDONESIA, LANKAPUVATH) – President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on a State visit to Indonesia to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders’ Summit, making a statement after holding bilateral discussion with the Indonesian President Joko Widodo stated that his Government and he himself totally committed to further enhancing the relations in all areas of mutual interest between the two countries.

"Sri Lankan and Indonesian Presidents agree to enhance bilateral ties"

President assures India thorough probe into attack on Indian fishermen

(JAKARTA, LANKAPUVATH) – President Maithripala Srisena has ordered a thorough probe into the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy, Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari today (08) said after raising the issue with him in Jakarta.

"President assures India thorough probe into attack on Indian fishermen"