The ‘Gramashakthiyen – Gama Hadana Gamana’ programme will be launched tomorrow (13) from the Puttalam district under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. This programme will be implemented in parallel to the Grama Shakthi People’s Movement.
The ‘Gama Hadana Gamana’ programme will provide immediate solutions to the developmental problems of the villagers and its first programme will be held at Puthtalam- Mahawewa-Medagoda under the President’s patronage, the PMD said.
The representatives of the people covering all the 16 Divisional Secretary Divisions in the district will be brought to a single place and they will be given an opportunity to present their development issues to the President.
The Ministers and the MPs and the government officials of the area will be summoned to this meeting and the President will take steps to provide solutions for the problems of the people at the same time.
The programme implemented according to a concept of President Maithripala Sirisena will be launched in all the districts of the country in the near future.
Meanwhile, the North Western Province Action Committee will meet tomorrow at the Madurankuliya Mercy Education Complex in Puttalam tomorrow (13) under the President’s patronage.
At the Action Committee meeting where the political authority and the state officials attend, will be discussed in detail regarding the way how Grama Shakthi People’s Movement function in the North Western Province as well as its progress and future plans.
The Grama Shakthi People’s Movement started in 2017 under a concept of President Maithripala Sirisena with the objective of eradicating poverty of the people of the country. This project stands out different from the other projects that were launched so far to eradicate poverty since it is a project that drives people to stand up on their own feet.
The inaugural ceremony of the 15th Asia Pacific Telecommunication Information and Communication Technology Conference was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena, at the Taj Samudra Hotel Colombo, yesterday morning.
President Maithripala Sirisena vested the reconstructed and developed eastern bank conservation of the East Beira Lake and the Linear Park along Beira Lake with the public, today (June 12). The programme was implemented by the Urban Development Authority under their project to develop the water surfaces of the city of Colombo.
One of the largest worldwide association’s for investor immigration and citizenship-by-investment, the Investment Migration Council (IMC) has accepted Sri Lanka as one of its global destinations to promote investor migration.
The previous government could not initiate the Moragahakanda reservoir project since they could not meet the cost. When the good governance government came into power in 2015, President Maithripala Sirisena laid the foundation stone for that project and completed it within a short period because we had foreign funds to achieve it, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.
He was speaking at a ceremony held after opening the Galewela new Divisional Secretariat building complex on Saturday (9th). The Prime Minister said the government has planned many development activities. “Our rivals are making allegations. None could mislead the majority and within the next two years, a cold store will be constructed near the Dambulla Economic Centre with the financial assistance of a Indian company,” he said.
“After its completion, around 5,000 kg of vegetables and fruits could be preserved.The Indian company will handle its management,” he said. The Prime Minister said the other infra-structure facilities in the area would be developed to improve other industries. “Many self-employment ventures will be created to resolve the unemployment issue in the area, the Prime Minister said.
President Maithripala Sirisena says a combined programme should be implemented by all the relevant responsible parties jointly to eliminate the brutal ragging from the university system.He made these remarks participating in a ceremony to vest the newly built three-storied building at the Bandarawela Central College, with the students.
In the past few years, the university students of this country had to face many unpleasant experiences due to the unethical brutal ragging. The President also stressed the need for expeditious solutions to this challenge faced by the young generation who are to take over the future of the country.
Certain power-hungry political organizations are also behind these cruel acts and all the parties must fulfill their respective responsibilities to eradicate this student-terrorism which devastate the future of the children, he said. The President also said that the government is paying more attention to these intolerable issues.
The President also expressing his views regarding the illegal acts committed through mobile phones and computers said that the government is of the utmost concern about this adverse situation. President Sirisena also emphasized that as parents could be happy about the exam results of the children, they should fulfill their responsibilities to create a future generation who understands their social responsibilities as well as a generation rich with moral values while utilizing the technology in a correct manner.
The President visited Bandarawela Central College today, at the invitation of the Nethmini Vidyani Liyanage, a student of the school. When the President arrived at the venue the students of the school warmly received him. The President paid floral tribute to the statue War Heroes Monument erected at the premises of the school and later opened the three-storied building at the school. A Na sapling was planned at the school premises to mark the visit of the President to the school.
The President presented certificates to the school cadet team who won the First Place at the All Island Cadet Assessment Camp and certificates to the team who won the first place at the All-Island Dancing Competition 2018. The President also presented an award to Nethmini Vidyani Liyanage student and the Principal of the school presented a special memento to the President.
Minister Harin Fernando, State Minister Lakshman Senevirathne, Dilan Perera M P, Governor of the Uva Province Ariya B.Rekawa, Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dassanayake, former Parliamentarian Dr.Rohana Pushpakumara, District Secretary N.B. Pushpakumara, Mayor Nalin Suriyage, the Principal, teachers, parents and past pupils were present on the occasion. ‘
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the country can overcome the challenges and reach the envisaged export income of US$ 5 billion. Addressing the 2018 Information and Communication Technology (ICT) forum in Colombo the Premier said the government is taking all the measures to achieve the goal.
The ICT- 2018 Forum organized by the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka Forum organized and the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) under the theme "Information Technology and its role in modern organizations", was held on Wednesday under the aegis of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.