President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the officials to get the assistance from Tri-forces in addition to the contribution of the public servants in the process of providing reliefs to the people affected by drought in the country.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s Thai Pongal Message –
The Thai Pongal Festival that started as a celebration of the first harvest during the time of Chola kings in South India, has today become a major religious festival commemorated by Tamils living all over the world.
President Maithripala Sirisena says whatever allegations were leveled against the present Government, the financial crisis of the country occurred not during the past two years, but arose due to the mammoth debt burden created by the previous Government.
Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) should walk through a populist and humanist path, said President Maithripala Sirisena. “A party is illuminated according to the characters of the people in the party”, he added.