President’s Media Division

Korea provides drought relief to Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena

The Republic of Korea has provided a humanitarian assistance package to Sri Lanka for drought relief at the President’s Official Residence in Colombo today (28).

President’s Media Division stated that a Korean Parliamentary delegation had handed over the relief material including eight lorry-mounted water bowsers to President Maithripala Sirisena today (28).

The keys of the water bowsers had been handed over by two leaders of the Korean Parliamentary delegation, Hong Moon-jong and Yoo Ki-june, who are both senior members of the Korean National Assembly.

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President Sirisena Requested CPC Workers to Report Back for Duty

Maithripala Sirisena

Having considered  the inconvenience caused to the public as a result of the strike, that President Maithripala Sirisena had requested Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC)   workers to report to duty, the President’s Media Division announced.

In the meantime, Department of Information has made an announcement that the striking  workers need to report back for  duty . Those who fail to report for duty will be treated as they vacated post.

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There is nothing we will not do for Sri Lanka - Bangladesh Foreign Minister


The Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, A. H. Mahmood Ali, upon meeting President Maithripala Sirisena, had stated that Bangladesh would not hesitate to provide assistance to Sri Lanka, given the cordiality of the relationship between the two nations, according to the President’s Media Division.

President Maithripala Sirisena who is currently on a three-day state visit to Bangladesh met with the Bangladesh Foreign Minister at the Hotel Sonargaon yesterday (13).

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President’s visit will boost Australia-SL ties – High Commissioner


Strong relationship between Sri Lanka and India will take a quantum jump as a result of the state visit of President Maithripala Sirisena. Stating this, Sri Lankan High Commissioner Somasundaram Skandakumar said that the bilateral cooperation that has steadily improved over the years has spread into new areas of cooperation in recent years.

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