Vavuniya, the first bus terminal built by the National Transport Commission in Northern Province was opened by the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviations Nimal Siripala De Silva yesterday (16th Jan.).
Present Government will fulfill the responsibility of building a prosperous and a respectful nation for the benefit of people living today as well as for the future generation, with a great commitment while resolving the issues of the country and its citizens, said President Maithripala Sirisena.
Launching ceremony of the ‘Mahawanso’, the English translation (Volume I) of great historical chronicle of Sri Lanka ‘Mahawanshaya’ was held recently in Galle under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
The United Nations and its affiliated bodies would take a serious note on the impending drought situation in Sri Lanka and assured President Mainthipala Sirisena to extend fullest cooperation to the Presidential Task Force to provide drought relief.
A Panel Discussion entitled “Pathways to Sustainability: Thailand’s Sufficiency Economy Philosophy”- chaired by Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai was held at the United Nations Headquarters on 12th January 2017.
Some sections of the society are acting in an uncivilized manner to prevent the prestige and respect gained by the Government, with the decision of the EU to revive the GSP plus facility, to Sri Lanka, said President Maithripala Sirisena.