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Sri Lanka Navy facilitates successful annual feast at St. Anthony's Church in Kachchativu (Sun, 25 Feb 2024)
Sri Lanka Navy facilitates successful annual feast at St. Anthony's Church in Kachchativu The annual feast of St. Anthony's Church in Kachchativu was held on a successful note on 23rd and 24th February 2024. Kachchativu is an islet belonging to Sri Lanka, located close to the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) of Sri Lanka and India. The main mass of the church festival was conducted by the Vicar General of the Jaffna Diocese Rev. Fr. Josephdas Jebaratnam. The proceedings of the event had been organised under the guidance of the District Secretary of Jaffna, Mr. A Sivabalasundaram. The main mass was attended bythe Secretary to the President, Mr Saman Ekanayake, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera, distinguished invitees, a large number of devotees and a representative from the Indian government.
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“Presidential Scholarships” for 100,000 School Students on the Advice of the President (Sun, 25 Feb 2024)
“Presidential Scholarships” for 100,000 School Students on the Advice of the President In an effort to support the education of Sri Lankan children, President Ranil Wickremesinghe introduced the “Presidential Academic Scholarship Program 2024/2025.” This special scholarship initiative, launched through the President’s Fund, aims to provide financial assistance to 100,000 students from Grade 01 to Grade 11 across all 10,126 schools in the country.
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President Outlines Vision for Economic Development and Infrastructure Investment (Sun, 25 Feb 2024)
President Outlines Vision for Economic Development and Infrastructure Investment In a recent discussion convened at the Presidential Secretariat, President Ranil Wickremesinghe articulated his vision for economic development and infrastructure investment, particularly focusing on the master plans for strategic tourism zones in the Eastern Province, the Colombo City & the Western Region and Greater Hambantota.
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President’s Secretary directs officials to pursue legal action against unauthorized granting of national awards and honorary titles (Fri, 23 Feb 2024)
President’s Secretary directs officials to pursue legal action against unauthorized granting of national awards and honorary titles The Secretary to the President, Mr. Saman Ekanayake, has directed the initiation of legal actions against the unauthorized conferment and utilization of national awards and honorary titles.
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US Deputy Secretary of State Commends Sri Lanka’s Economic Efforts (Fri, 23 Feb 2024)
US Deputy Secretary of State Commends Sri Lanka’s Economic Efforts The United States Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Richard Verma, who called on President Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed appreciation for the efforts taken by the Sri Lankan Government to turn the economy around.
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U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Richard Verma visits Sri Lanka (Fri, 23 Feb 2024)
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Richard Verma visits Sri Lanka Deputy Secretary of State of the United States of America Richard Verma undertook a visit to Sri Lanka from 22 - 23 February 2024.  The visiting U.S. Deputy Secretary of State and delegation had extensive discussions with Foreign Minister Ali Sabry at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on further strengthening bilateral cooperation. 
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President on Observational Tour to Lalith Athulathmudali Vocational Training Centre in Ratmalana (Thu, 22 Feb 2024)
President on Observational Tour to Lalith Athulathmudali Vocational Training Centre in Ratmalana President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasized the restructuring of vocational education to align with the demands of the modern world, ensuring that the youth of the country are equipped to excel in the competitive global job market.
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“Nightlife Will Play a Vital Role in Sri Lanka’s Economic Growth and Tourist Experience” (Thu, 22 Feb 2024)
“Nightlife Will Play a Vital Role in Sri Lanka’s Economic Growth and Tourist Experience” Mrs. Diana Gamage, the Minister of State for Tourism emphasized the critical role of nightlife in driving economic growth, citing it as a cornerstone of the night economy. She underscored that the night economy accounts for a substantial 70% of a country’s revenue, illustrating its significant contribution to national finances.
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Minister of Public Security Tiran Alles affirms: Operations will persist despite pressure (Thu, 22 Feb 2024)
Minister of Public Security Tiran Alles affirms: Operations will persist despite pressure Minister of Public Security, Mr. Tiran Alles, emphasized his unwavering commitment to continue operations aimed at suppressing drugs, tackling the underworld and preventing violence against women and children, regardless of any pressure encountered.
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“Sri Lankan Unity Paves the Way for Rapid National Development” – President (Thu, 22 Feb 2024)
“Sri Lankan Unity Paves the Way for Rapid National Development” – President President Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his address at the inaugural ceremony of the 10th National Scout Jamboree held at the Koneswara Hindu Vidyalaya Stadium in Trincomalee this morning (21), underscored the potential of Sri Lankans to steer the nation towards rapid development and fortify its security for future generations through unified efforts.
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