Maithripala Sirisena

Sri Lanka Easter attack probe panel summons former president Maithripala Sirisena

Nine suicide bombers belonging to local Islamist extremist group NTJ carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through three churches and many hotels on the Easter Sunday in 2019.

published on : 17th August 2020

Sri Lankan leaders unite in congratulating Narendra Modi as BJP heads to major poll win

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and main Opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa congratulated Modi.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena promulgates emergency for a week

Sirisena promulgated a state of emergency for a limited period of one week in the country by bringing into force Section 2 of the Public Security Ordinance.

published on : 7th March 2018

Troops who committed war crimes at behest of politicians would be punished: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena

The LTTE ran a nearly three-decade separatist campaign leading to a bloody war with the Sri Lankan security forces.

published on : 12th November 2017