Implementing the second phase of the program to provide houses for the Meethotamulla victims, 65 houses were given to the residents by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (25th April) at the auditorium of the Ministry of Disaster Management.
The launching ceremony of the book “Mahasupavanshaya”, (The Great Chronicle of Culinary Art), written by eminent Chef Deshabandu Dr. Publis Silva was held on Monday (24th April) at BMICH under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.
President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Saber Chowdhury said President Maithripala Sirisena has given an inspiration to all those who work to strengthen parliamentary democracies in the world. The step taken by President Sirisena to dilute executive powers of the Sri Lankan Executive Presidency and vest them with the parliamentary is an important step towards strengthening democracy.
A 21-member military delegation from the National Defence University (NDU) of Pakistan, led by Commodore Shahid Sohail Rao met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi at the Ministry premises on Monday (24th April).
‘Mahaweli Prathiba’ Cultural Festival organized to portray the artistic talents of children of Mahaweli Zones will be held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre tomorrow (27th April ).
The 15th and 16th phases of the “Ranaviru Dudaru Scholarship Program” initiated to provide financial support for the education of needy children of the deceased/disabled Tri forces, Police and Civil Defense Force personnel were implemented under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (25th April).
A special discussion to commence a program of recycling of garbage in the institutions under the Ministry of Mass Media was held recently at the Parliamentary Complex under the patronage of Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilake.