Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan President completing four years in office promises to fulfill people's expectations
Tue, Jan 8, 2019, 09:25 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 08, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today stressed that he will continue to fulfill the expectations people had when he assumed the position of the Head of State of the country four years ago.

Marking the fourth anniversary of assuming the Office, the President said although there were successes as well as failures in his program for the country, he is committed to work towards turning the losses into victories as well as further consolidating the successes.

President Sirisena made this announcement addressing a public rally after vesting the new green city of Laggala with the public today (08).

The President recalled that during the past four years, a number of important measures were taken to build a society free from doubts and fears ensuring people's democracy and liberty as well to build a free media, an independent judiciary, and an unbiased government service and to strengthen the national economy.

Emphasizing that a significant sacrifice has been made over the past four years to eliminate fraud, corruption and malpractices that constitute the greatest challenge for the country's development, the President invited all to join hands to reject corruption and fraud through a strong program.

President Sirisena handed over the new Laggala green city constructed to replace the old Laggala city that was submerged for the Moragahakanda-Kalu Ganga multi-purpose irrigation project to the people today (08).

The new Laggala city was constructed near the Kalu Ganga reservoir to fulfill the needs of the families displaced by the submerging of the old city under the Moragahakanda-Kalu Ganga project. More than 3000 families from 25 Grama Sevaka divisions were removed and resettled in the Laggala new city.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Proposal to include the Theravada Tripitaka into the Memory of the World Register of UNESCO presented
-- [17 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan government to ensure every citizen has own plot of land
-- [30 minutes ago]
Oman's Oil and Gas Minister arrives in Sri Lanka for ground breaking ceremony of Oil refinery in Hambantota
-- [2 hours ago]
Australian ships arrive in Sri Lanka for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019
-- [3 hours ago]
Pakistan's 79th National Day celebrated in Sri Lanka
-- [4 hours ago]
Engineering Nexus' fourth meetup: Open Source and Beyond Building Smarter QE Platforms
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's sovereignty and independence protected in Geneva - PM
Navy arrests three persons with over 1500 kg of illegal Beedi leaves
SriLankan Airlines scores the second hat-trick at Golden City Gates Awards 2019
Human Rights Commission thanks Finance Minister for allocation of funds to make state buildings accessible to disabled

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.