A special discussion was held under the patronage of Secretary to the President P. B. Abeykoon to look into the issues of the internally displaced persons and resettle the displaced persons in the Mannar district, at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (16th May).
The Sri Lanka Chinese Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will be signed this year. It was revealed during discussions between Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that he appreciates the efforts of Chinese book publishers Association as well as Sri Lankan Book publishers Association to exchange and strengthen the cultures of the two countries.
Speech by Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka at the 2nd Session of the Leader’s Roundtable of the Belt and Road Forum for International Co-operation, 15th May 2017 in Beijing, China
President Maithripala Sirisena says the government has already implemented large number of mega projects for the development of the irrigation and agricultural sectors in the country. He added that the development work of the right bank of MaduruOya which is another mega irrigation project will be implemented this year.
President Maithripala Sirisena presenting a memento to the President of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari, the Chief Guest at the closing ceremony of the United Nations Day of Vesak at the Sri Dalada Maligawa premises in Kandy yesterday (14th May).