Maithripala Sirisena

Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa blames previous government for Easter Sunday bombings

Blaming the previous government for neglecting national security, Rajapaksa said they had destroyed the intelligence system set up by him before 2015.

published on : 25th November 2021

Sri Lanka's Catholic church asks for action against former leaders for failing to prevent Easter terror attack

The church stressed that it had been five months since the inquiry report came out, yet no action had been taken against former president Maithripala Sirisena.

published on : 13th July 2021

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