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Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 18 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday congratulated Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his "historic" victory in the presidential elections.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Oct 7 (ANI): Sri Lanka's incumbent President Maithripala Sirisena has decided not to contest the country's presidential elections scheduled to be held on November 16.
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], Sept 18 (ANI): Amid growing tussle for power between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the upcoming presidential elections in Sri Lanka may lead to an alliance between SLPP (Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna) and SLFP (Sri Lanka Freedo
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug 23 (ANI): After the Pakistan High Commission in Sri Lanka claimed that the island nation's President, Maithripala Sirisena, has acknowledged Jammu and Kashmir as a "disputed territory", Colombo on Thursday called out Islamabad's lies and clarified that the preside
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug 23 (ANI): Pakistan High Commissioner Major Gen. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat has called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and apprised him on the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of India's historic move to change the constitutional status of the
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug 20 (ANI): President Maithripala Sirisena has named a general accused of grave human rights abuses in Sri Lanka's long-running civil war as the country's new army chief, an appointment sharply criticised as "deeply troubling" by the United Nations.
Updated : 8 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug 7 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that he has not yet decided whether to contest or not in the presidential elections scheduled to take place later this year.
Updated : 9 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 05 (ANI): A week after President Maithripala Sirisena announced the execution of four individuals, Sri Lankan Supreme Court on Friday issued an interim order staying the implementation of the execution till October 30.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jun 29 (ANI): President Maithripala Sirisena called United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday and said protecting the nation and its future generations from the prolific risk of drug trafficking is the reason why he decided to implement the death pena
Updated : 9 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jun 27 (ANI): The Amnesty International has expressed shock after Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena announced death warrants for four drug offenders on Wednesday who will "very soon" become the first people to be executed in decades on the island nation.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 23 (ANI): President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday called for repealing the 19th Amendment to the country's Constitution, which has curtailed the presidential powers, saying it is a reason of "political uncertainty" in the country.
Updated : 10 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 6 (ANI): Sri Lanka’s suspended police chief Pujith Jayasundara on Thursday told the special parliamentary select committee, appointed to probe the Easter Sunday blasts, that President Maithripala Sirisena had denied him from attending any meetings of the Na