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A majority of the Zahran group linked to the Easter Sunday terror attacks have been arrested by the Security Forces and Police and the rest will be apprehended soon, State Defence and Media Minister Ruwan Wijewardene said Since the first attack, all security measures had been taken to restore normalcy in the country.

President Maithripala Sirisena returned to the Island today (16) after successfully completing the brief official visit to China bringing many developmental benefits to the country while enhancing the cooperation regarding the national security of Sri Lanka.  

President Maithripala Sirisena, under Emergency Regulations, has taken steps to ban from today (April 29th, 2019), all forms of face covers that may hinder one’s identity been ascertained, as a threat to national security and public safety.

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President Instructs Central Environmental Authority to strengthen all programmes launched to ensure environmental conservation

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President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the relevant authorities

PM Ranil Wickremesinghe called on Special Papal Representative Fernando Cardinal Filoni

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President, PM congratulate Modi

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President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesignhe and Opposition Leader…

The truthful and proud story of 30-year war victory should be revealed to the future generation as well as to the world- President

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President Maithripala Sirisena says that it is a timely need to write the full story…

PM calls for public school system

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Circular issued to pay Rs 2500 monthly interim allowance to all public officials

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As announced by the Minister of Finance Mr. Mangala Samaraweera at the Budget – 2019

President instructs security divisions not to close roads to facilitate VIP movements causing obstruction to general public

May 22, 2019
President Maithripala Sirisena has given strict instructions not to close roads in any…

Motherland is at all times safeguarded due to the excellence & commitment of brave war heroes – President

May 19, 2019
President Maithripala Sirisena says the Motherland is at all times safeguarded due to the…

"Sambudu Vandana" will be held on Sunday 

May 18, 2019
Sambudu Vandana” Vesak Day Celebration will be held at Temple Trees on May 19 from 5.00…

President’s Vesak message

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President’s Vesak message