President Maithripala Sirisena instructed to issue an extraordinary gazette notification to declare garbage disposal as an essential service, with effect from midnight of April 20.
President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to expedite the resettlement process for the people who are affected by the section of the Meethotamulla garbage dump collapse. Accordingly, a programme for providing houses for the displaced persons will be implemented from today (April 20). Initially, houses will be given to 98 families, whose houses were completely destroyed.
Avurudu Neketh Seettuwa (the document containing the auspicious times for the traditional Sinhala and Tamil New Year) was handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena today (April 11) at the President’s Official Residence in Colombo.
The Most Ven. Davuldena Gnanissara Thera with comprehensive knowledge of the Dhamma illuminated the Buddha Sasana. The Mahanayake Thera who rendered a yeoman service for the upliftment of Buddhism in the country, was conferred with titles of Sanskruthika Chakravarthi, Grantha Visharada, Dwi Bhasha Visharada, Sanskrutha Sahithya Saraswathie and shad Bhasha Parameshwara.
The Mahanayake Thera, who was fluent in Sinhala, Pali and Sanskrit languages, used his broad knowledge and abundant communication skills to spread Buddhism around the world.
Most Ven. Davuldena Gnanissara Thera was born in Davuldena in Uva Paranagama in the Uva province on December 30, 1915 and was ordained as a novice monk during his childhood.
May the Mahanayake of the Amarapura Maha Nikaya Most Ven. Davuldena Gnanissara Thera who spent his life to render the most valued and selfless service to the Buddha Shasana, attain the ultimate bliss of Nibbana.
President Maithripala Sirisena was the chief guest at the ‘Uththamabhivandana Ranga Perahera’ stage show enacting the heroic saga of Uva Wellassa yesterday (April 3) at the Nelum Pokuna in Colombo.
President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the officials to implement an accelerated programme to provide necessary desks and chairs to student bhikkhus and other students who are receiving Priven Education across the country.
The Presidential Committee on Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd (ANCL), appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to study the issues pertaining to the newspaper publisher and suggest improvements visited the ANCL located in the Lake House.