The government makes maximum efforts to ease economic difficulties in the next few months. -Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena says that since the government has applied the best possible effort to the economy, it is expected that the country’s most difficult period will be eased within the next few months.

The Prime Minister mentioned this while addressing the 77th anniversary meeting of the All Ceylon Harbour and Dock Workers Union in Colombo on 01.11.2022.

The Prime Minister further commented that the Harbour and Dock Workers Union has made an unparalleled contribution to the process of adding something new to the labour regulations, judicial regulations and parliamentary regulations for the sake of the working people.

“The battles that started in 1946 led to a unique revoluti மேலும் >>

Everyone should accept that the Rupee has depreciated and the cost of living has become unaffordable. Whatever the position we hold, the people should be told the truth - Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena says that everyone should accept that the Rupee has depreciated and the cost of living has risen unbearably. Whatever the position we hold, we should tell the truth to the people, he added.

The Prime Minister stated this while addressing the 77th Anniversary of the General Assembly of All Ceylon Harbor and Dock Workers Union in Colombo on 01.11.2022.

"The people directly have to bear the disadvantage of the economic setback that occurs when the Rupee is depreciated. Therefore, the time has come to reconsider some proposals and make changes,” he said.

The Prime Minister said that there should be no doubt about how much the Rupee will depreciate in the future and மேலும் >>

Urgent measures to be taken to increase powers of local government bodies in accordance with the Local Government Act.- -Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena says that immediate steps will be taken to increase the powers devolved to local government bodies in accordance with the Local Government Act.

The Prime Minister stated this when the new public shopping complex in Wadduwa was handed over to the people.

The government always takes decisions to act in a way that strengthens the business community and it is the closest institution to solve problems faced by the people. The government also took actions to upgrade the Kalutara local council up to the level of municipal with the intention of providing more effective service to the people.

As a government, financial problems and economic crises were expected but the s மேலும் >>

PM Message

Honorable Shri Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India

Hon Prime Minister,

I am deeply saddened by the tragic death of over 130 persons and causing injuries to many others in a bridge collapse in Gujarat. I extend my sympathies to the families of those who died and wish early recovery of the injured persons.

Please accept, Honourable Prime Minister, assurances of my highest consideration.

Dinesh Gunawardena
Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka மேலும் >>

PM Message

Honorable Han Duck-soo,
Prime Minister of Republic of Korea.

Hon Prime Minister,

I am deeply saddened by the tragic stampede at a Halloween celebration resulting in the death of over 150 and causing injuries to many others. Kindly accept the profound condolences of the government and the people of Sri Lanka.

Please accept, Honourable Prime Minister, assurances of my highest consideration.

Dinesh Gunawardena
Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka மேலும் >>

A report is called from the Minister of Fisheries regarding the prevention of killing of fish using explosives..

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena advised the Minister of Fisheries to submit a report to him as soon as possible to prevent the killing of fish using explosives. He made this reference in a discussion held at the Prime Minister’s Office with the participation of Fisheries Minister Douglas Devananda.

Member of Parliament Mr. Yadamini Gunawardena also highlighted the damage caused to dolphins and blue whales by fishing using explosives in the sea around Kalpitiya and Puttalam. Due to the use of explosives, the marine ecosystem is severely damaged and it also affects the development of the fishing industry.

many tourists tend to visit Sri Lanka for the purpose of watching dolphins since they can be seen ve மேலும் >>

Speech delivered by Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena at the Convocation of Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute at BMICH on October 28, 2022

Hon Ali Sabry, Minister of Foreign Affairs,

Hon Tharaka Balasuriya, State Minister of Foreign Affairs,

Ambassador Pamela Deen, Director General and the staff of the Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute,

Foreign Secretary Aruni Wijewardena and other officials,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

BIDTI diplomates,

The broad philosophy underlying the establishment of BIDTI by the Government of President Chandrika Kumaratunga in 1995 was to provide a professional institution to hone the skills of Sri Lanka’s Foreign Service. This was actually a vision of Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike who very successfully guided the foreign policy of Sri மேலும் >>

“We should go beyond the traditional systems to earn more foreign income. Direct involvement of public representatives in government food security programme is essential” - Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena states that the direct contribution of governors and provincial council officers and former public representatives is essential for the success of the rural economic revival and food security programme.

The Prime Minister emphasized this in a discussion regarding the Rural Economic Revival and Food Security Programme held with the Provincial Governors through Zoom technology at the Temple Trees on 27.10.2022.

This program is also expected to increase the income of the rural people. More attention should be paid to the production of agricultural export crops specific to each province. Through that, it is expected to increase the export income of this country. The government is a மேலும் >>

Netherlands to provide innovative agro knowhow to Grow Food Program

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena thanks the Netherlands for the assistance provided to infrastructure development and agriculture and various other sectors and urged for technical knowhow and more investments in agriculture, information technology, renewable energy, transport and tourism.

This was stated when the Ambassador of Netherlands Bonnie Horbach called on him at the Temple Trees in Colombo today (27). She said Sri Lanka has vast potential in many areas including information technology, tourism and agriculture and she was confident that her country would undertake more projects once the global economic situation get over the current difficult phase.

The Prime Minister explained the ’grow food&rsq மேலும் >>

எமது நாடு உணவில் தன்னிறைவை அடைவதற்காக அரசு முன்னெடுக்கும் தேசிய வேலைத்திட்டத்திற்கு கிராமத்திலுள்ள விகாரைகள் உள்ளிட்ட அனைத்து மதத்தலங்களும் ஒன்றிணைதல் மிக முக்கியமாகும்..... -பிரதமர் தினேஷ் குணவர்தன

எமது நாடு உணவில் தன்னிறைவை அடைவதற்காக அரசு முன்னெடுக்கும் தேசிய வேலைத்திட்டத்திற்கு கிராமத்திலுள்ள விகாரைகள் உள்ளிட்ட அனைத்து மதத்தலங்களும் ஒன்றிணைதல் மிக முக்கியமாகும் என பிரதமர் தினேஷ் குணவர்தன அவர்கள் தெரிவித்தார்.

2022.10.26 அன்று மாதிவெல, கேதுமதீ விகாரை மற்றும் பொல்வ மேலும் >>

Prime Minister stresses importance of enhancing professionalism in public and private sectors for economic revival

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena stressed the importance of enhancing professionalism in public and private sectors for economic revival and praised the Institute of Supply and Material Management (ISMM) for its contribution to the economy by imparting required professional expertise to youth.
Addressing the International Seminar held in Colombo today (24) to mark the 50th Anniversary of ISMM, he urged the participants to explore ways and means of improving supply chain to smoothen supply of requirements for growth of production.
He praised the ISMM for rendered yeomen service to Supply Chain Management Students to improve their lot by following these valuable courses for the betterment of the country’s economy.
“T மேலும் >>

தீமையை எதிர்ப்போம்! நன்மையை விதைப்போம்!

தீமை என்னும் இருளை அகற்றி நன்மை என்னும் ஒளியை சமூகத்தில் பரப்புவதை மையப் பொருளாகக் கொண்டு, உலகம் முழுவதும் வாழ் இந்துக்கள் தீபங்களை ஏற்றி, எங்கும் ஒளி பரப்பி, தீபாவளிப் பண்டிகையைக் கொண்டாடுகின்றனர்.
பிரிவினைக்கு ஆயிரம் காரணங்களை உருவாக்கினாலும், கட்சி, நிற, மத, இன பேதங்களை  மேலும் >>

Warm Fraternal Greetings

His Excellency Xi Jinping
President of the People’s Republic of China.

Your Excellency,
I wish to offer my warm congratulations to Your Excellency on been elected as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China at the 20th National Congress.

I am confident that China will grow greater among nations of the world, and the close friendship & cooperation between China and Sri Lanka would further grow during your able stewardship.

I am confident that the resolutions adopted at the CPC National Congress will champion the Chinese Path to Socialist Modernization, and benefit the people across the world.

with warm fraternal greetings,

Dinesh Gunawardena மேலும் >>

රට තොරතුරු තාක්ෂණයේ ලොව පතල කේන්ද්‍රස්ථානය බවට පරිවර්තනය කිරීම වෙනුවෙන් ඉවසීමෙන් සැලසුම් සහගතව ඉලක්කයකට වැඩ කරන ජාතියක් ලෙස යළි පත්විය යුතුයි - අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය දිනේෂ් ගුණවර්ධන

රට තොරතුරු තාක්ෂණයේ ලොව පතල කේන්ද්‍රස්ථානය බවට පරිවර්තනය කිරීම වෙනුවෙන් ඉවසීමෙන් සැලසුම් සහගතව ඉලක්කයකට වැඩ කරන ජාතියක් ලෙස යළි පත්විය යුතු බව අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය දිනේෂ් ගුණවර්ධන මහතා පවසයි.

2022.10.20 දින අමරපුර සිරි සද්ධම්මවංස මහා නිකායේ අනුනායක මාලඹේ තුසිතපුර අශෝකාරාමාධිපති ආචාර්ය  மேலும் >>

ජනතාවට බරක් ඇති වැයක් බවට පත්ව ඇති විදුලි අර්බුදය විසඳීම සඳහා අවශ්‍ය තීරණ ගැනීමට විශේෂඥ දැනුමක් ඇති පුද්ගලයින් කැඳවීමට බලාපොරොත්තු වෙනවා -අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය දිනේෂ් ගුණවර්ධන

ජනතාවට බරක් ඇති වැයක් බවට පත්ව ඇති විදුලි අර්බුදය විසඳීම සඳහා අවශ්‍ය තීරණ ගැනීමට විශේෂඥ දැනුමක් ඇති පුද්ගලයින් කැඳවීමට බලාපොරොත්තු වන බව අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය දිනේෂ් ගුණවර්ධන මහතා පවසයි.

මාලබේ, තුසිතපුර අශෝකාරාම විහාරස්ථානයේදී 2020.10.20 දින සිය පාර්ලිමේන්තු විමධ්‍යගත අරමුදලෙන් ස්වෙච්ඡ மேலும் >>

A paddy field in Dangkotu harvested using organic fertilizers was observed by the Prime Minister..

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena inspected a twenty-acre paddy field in Dankotuwa Atiyawala where the local rice variety of Maa Wee is harvested using organic fertilizers.
Mr. W.S. Y. Dharmasena the owner of the paddy field exchanged his views with the Prime Minister and the cultivated “Hangimutthan” variety of Maa Wee was brought to the attention of him. The farmer also pointed out that this type of paddy is propagated by offshoots from time to time, so it is possible to harvest several times from a single cultivation. The specialty of this variety is a yield of 70% can be obtained from in one season.
Mr. Priyantha Peramuna, the seed bank treasurer of the North Kehelella, Tarakamadillayaya Local Agricultural Resources  மேலும் >>

එදිරිල්ලේ රාළ වීරයාගෙන් පැවත එන වික්ටර් එස් කොරයා ජාතික වීරයාගේ පිළිරුවට, අගමැතිගෙන් පුෂ්පෝපහාර

සෘජුව නිදහස් සටනට දායක වෙමින්ද, බ්‍රිතාන්‍ය අධිරාජ්‍ය විසින් 1922 දී ක්‍රියාත්මක කළ ඇඟ බද්දට අභියෝග කරමින් සිරබත් කා, එම නීතිය අහෝසි කිරීමට අභීතව සටන් කළ, සී.ඊ. වික්ටර් එස් කොරයා ජාතික වීරයාගේ හලාවත පිහිටුවා තිබෙණ පිළිරුවට පුෂ්පෝපහාර දැක්වීමට අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය දිනේෂ් ගුණවර්ධන මහතා පසුගිය மேலும் >>

Condolence Message

The greatest gift we can offer to the world is Theravada Buddhism. The loss of Atamasthanadhipathi Dr. Pallegama Sirisumana Dhammarkakhita Sirinivasa Nayaka Thera, the chief Prelate of North Central Division in Malwatu Mahavihara Chapter of Shyamopali Nikaye who performed an unparalleled mission for the spiritual development of the Maha Vihara, will be a void that cannot be filled.
The religious service of Maha Nayake Thera brought great pride to Sri Lankans, Buddhists all over the world as well as the people of other religions who valued his services. His valuable guidance and contribution to the development of the historic Anuradhapura Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi is exemplary.
It is worth recalling that he raised a generation of edu மேலும் >>