Members of Korean Parliament representing leading political parties lauded the progress made by the Government of Sri Lanka under the leadership of President Sirisena in national reconstruction and reconciliation and promotion of human rights.
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya brought to the notice of Parliament that the government has plans to recruit 50 officials to the Bribery Commission under the instructions of the Constitutional Council to expedite investigations on complaints and produce suspects before Court.
President of Republic of Korea, Moon Jae- in promised to provide technical assistance to set up a Tech City in Homagma and Aero City in Katunayake during the discussion with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today (29th Nov.) , held at the Cheong Wa Dae or the Blue House, the President’s House in Seoul.
President Maithripala Sirisena received an unexpected warm welcome from Korean President Moon Jae-In yesterday (28th Nov.), a day ahead of the scheduled official meeting. President Sirisena, who arrived in Seoul yesterday morning visited the famous Buddhist place of worship, Jogyesa Temple and was surprised to find President Moon waiting to receive him together with the Most Venerable Seol Jeong, head of the Jogye Order, the most prominent Buddhist sect in Korea.
“If there are undue criticism and complaints against the decisions taken by me to stop corruption and fraud, I am ready to leave all positions and join the people to continue the struggle”, President Maithripala Sirisena said speaking at a public meeting held on Friday (24th Nov.) in Nikaveratiya.
The first phase of the Colombo pedestrian web connecting D.R. Wijewardene Mawatha and Olcott Mawatha along the boundary of the Lake House and the Beira Lake Canal was opened by President Maithripala Sirisena.