The conclusion ceremony of the President’s Gold Cup Volleyball Championship – 2017 was held yesterday (18th Dec.) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium.
President Maithripala Sirisena says the Christmas which deliver the message of peace and love to the world, is a most important occasion to strengthen reconciliation and harmony among different communities.
Following the bilateral discussions, President Maithripala Sirisena hosted a luncheon in honour of the visiting Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak at the President’s House in Colombo, today (18th Dec.).
President Maithripala Sirisena and the visiting Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak agreed to expand existing close cooperation in many fields including trade and investment, agriculture, science and technology including nano and bio technology, e-commerce, e-courts, international forums, military training, diplomatic training and intelligence exchange to curb drugs and human smuggling.
Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, who arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday (17th Dec.) for a three-day official visit, will meet President Maithripala Sirisena this morning at the Presidential Secretariat.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe had given directions to the Vice-Chancellors of all Universities to upgrade the quality of higher education instead of prioritizing the construction of university buildings.
A discussion was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena regarding the issues faced by the gem businessmen and gem mining industry, at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (13th Dec.).