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The proposal to include the Theravada Tripitaka into the Memory of the World Register of UNESCO presented

[March 24 2019]

The occasion of religious significance of presentation of the proposal to declare the Theravada Tripitaka, the sacred scripture of Buddhists, as a World Heritage as a Memory of the World to the UN Representative was held today (23) at the Maha Maluwa (Great Terrace) of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

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Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons, says PM

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Latest report of the forest cover in the settlement area under the Musali Pradeshiya Sabha on the North of Wilpattu National Park

[March 23 2019]

With regard to complains made by environmental groups on the land areas allocated for the resettlement of Muslim families under the Uthuru Wasanthaya programme in the Musali Pradeshiya Sabha region, north of the...

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Media Statement

[March 22 2019]

Certain Sri Lankan media, quoting a media reports published in Singapore regarding an alleged statement made by a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore, have published is a totally baseless report.

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"In order to realize the noble concept of the President, the Tripitaka should not only be a National Heritage and World Heritage but in the future it should also be taken as a personal heritage" says Ven. Hegoda Vipassi Thero.

[March 22 2019]

A series of special religious programmes were held at the Ministry of Defence in view of the "Tiripitakabhivandana" week, today (22nd March).

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Religious ceremony held at National Media Centre in view of "Tiripitakabhivandana" week

[March 22 2019]

A special religious programme was held at the National Media Centre in Colombo in view of the "Tiripitakabhivandana" week, today (22nd March).

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President opens 'Methsiri Sevana' , the Kidney Patients Relief Service, Welfare and Research Centre

[March 22 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena says due to the broad programmes launched within the past four years in preventing the kidney disease there is a reduction in the spread of kidney disease.

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Committee for technical aspects of inclusion of Teravada Tripitaka as a heritage in UNESCO's Memory of the World Register

[March 21 2019]

The President Maithripala Sirisena has taken measures to appoint a committee to advice the technical process of inclusion of Teravada Tripitaka in UNESCO's Memory of the World Register.

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Troops in Kilinochchi assist public welfare programmes

[March 21 2019]

Sri Lanka Army troops in Killinochchi responding to a request for assistance from the Blood Bank at the Kilinochchi Hospital volunteered to give blood to the patients of the hospital.

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"Sagara" leaves for LIMA 2019 in Malaysia

[March 20 2019]

Sri Lanka Navy's ship "Sagara" left the island to Malaysia to attend LIMA-2019, on Tuesday (19 March). According to Navy media, the Offshore Patrol Vessel which left home shores from the Eastern Port of Trincomalee will attend the Langkawi International ...

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Another segment of land to be released in East

[March 19 2019]

Another segment of land used by the Army is to be released in the Eastern region. According to Army media, 5.05 acres in Thiriyaya, Periyanilaveli and Thirukkovil Grama Seva sectors in the Kuchchaveli, Kalmunai and Thirukkovil Divisional Secretariats will be handed back on Monday (25).

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Ministry to hold religious programmes in view of 'Tripitakabhivandana' Week

[March 19 2019]

The 'Tripitakabhivandana' Week has been declared from 16th to 23rd March, to mark the occasion of initiating the process in order to declare the Theravada Tripitaka, the sacred scripture of Buddhists, as a World Heritage.

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Ambassador of Palestine meets State Minister

[March 19 2019]

The Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Sri Lanka HE Mr. Zuhair Mohammad Hamdallah Zaid, paid a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry, on Tuesday (19th March).

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President emphasized that he will fulfill the responsibility of protecting the Buddhist philosophy for future generations

[March 18 2019]

The 'Tripitakabhivandana' Week has been declared prior to the proposal made by Sri Lanka to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to declare the Theravada Tripitaka as a World Heritage, to create a Buddhist revival in the country as well as to provide knowledge to the younger generation regarding the Theravada Tripitaka, said President Maithripala Sirisena.

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Australian ships arrive in Trincomalee

[March 18 2019]

Two Australian Naval ships arrived in Trincomalee on Sunday (17th March).

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Annual Feast held at St. Anthony's Church in Katchativu island

[March 17 2019]

The annual feast of the St. Anthony's Church in Katchativu island was held successfully on Saturday (16 March).

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Secretary graces 'Tripitakabhivandana' week religious ceremony

[March 16 2019]

The Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Hemasiri Fernando graced the initial religious ceremony held in view of the 'Tripitakabhivandana' Week declared to mark the occasion of initiating the process in order to declare the Theravada Tripitaka, the sacred scripture of Buddhists, as a World Heritage on Saturday (16 March).

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New domestic sanitary facilities for low income families in Jaffna

[March 15 2019]

As a part of its committed service in assisting the local communities in the North and East to uplift their living standards, the Sri Lanka Army has initiated and carried out a number of social welfare programmes.

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Fillip to uplift educational standards of Jaffna students

[March 14 2019]

Adding strength to its commitment to uplift the educational standards of the children in the North, Security Forces in the Peninsula has yet again extended its hand to a group of deserving students to ease their commute between their schools and homes by facilitating the donation of a stock of new bicycles.

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President leaves for Kenya to attend UN Environment Assembly as a Special Guest

[March 13 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena left Colombo today (13) for Nairobi to attend the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) held in Nairobi, Kenya as a Special Guest.

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More community welfare initiatives by Army benefit masses in North and East [March 13 2019]

New Secretary to the State Ministry of Defence assumes office [March 12 2019]

Navy brings critically ill fisherman ashore for treatment [March 11 2019]

Bigger role for Tri forces in anti drug campaign after April 3 President [March 09 2019]

Tri Forces play active role in the fight against drugs [March 08 2019]


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