Tag: Sri Lanka President

State of Emergency

State of Emergency lifted

President Maithripala Sirisena has signed the gazette notification lifting the State of Emergency imposed due to the unrest in the Kandy District recently. The gazette was issued by the Secretary to the President on the orders of the Head of State. The gazette read, Maithripala Sirisena as the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

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Facebook Messenger Kids

Suspend the ban on Facebook

The government has decided to suspend the Ban of the Facebook social network. This was in response to a discussion between the members of Facebook's Facebook and Presidential Secretary Austin Fernando this morning following the instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena. The president has said in a Twitter message that the decision was taken on the

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Maithripala Sirisena - Shinzo Abe - Japanese Prime Minister

Will consider funds over loans- Shinzo Abe

Today is the third day of President Maithripala Sirisena’s state visit to Japan. The President is scheduled to hold talks with Sri Lankans residing in Japan. Yesterday the Head of State engaged in bilateral discussions with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. During bilateral talks the Japanese Prime Minister said he will work towards providing funds

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S. B. Dissanayake

State Of Emergency Declared For Ten Days

The President has ordered to implement the Emergency Regulations for 10 days from today (06). Minister S. B. Dissanayake says. According to the Minister, the Emergency regulations are being implemented due to the aggression that has arisen in the Teldeniya - Kandy region. He was speaking to the media following a cabinet meeting held at the Presidential

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Lee Hsien Loong - Prime Minister of Singapore

Singapore PM Commences Sri Lanka Tour – Changes In Colombo Road Traffic Movement Announced

Singapore PM commences Sri Lanka tour – changes in Colombo road traffic movement announced Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong is scheduled to arrive in the country today, January 22, on a three day official visit at the invitation of President Maithripala Sirisena. The Singaporean Premier will be received at the Presidential Secretariat on the morning of Tuesday, January 23, with an official guard of honour. The meeting will be followed by official bi-lateral discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena. Meanwhile, the Police Headquarters states that vehicular movement along several roads will be limited this evening in line with the official visit of the Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, to Sri Lanka. Accordingly, vehicular movement from the Bandaranaike International Airport to Colombo will be limited from 4:20 p.. Issuing a communique, the Police Headquarters said the Singaporean Premier’s route will fall along Kelani Bridge Baseline Road Bandaranaike Junction Orugodawatte Junction Ingram Juntion Borella Junction Horton Place via the D.S. Senanayake Junction Passing Horton roundabout St. Michael Roundabout Galle Road As a result, vehicular movement along these routes will be limited from 4:20 Monday evening.

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