(Colombo-lankapuvath) All Members of Parliament joined the traditional dinner after the conclusion of the Budget 2013 last Saturday (8) at the Speaker's official residence. President Mahinda Rajapaksa was also a special guest at that dinner.Here, the Head of State is seen engaged in a cordial discussion with UNP MPs John Amaratunge,Dayasiri Jayasekere and a few others during the dinner meeting.
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(Colombo-Lankapuvath) President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (6) declared open the new inter-change on the Southern Express outer circular at Kottawa.
Here,the Head of State is seen unveiling the plaque to mark the occasion.
Picture by -Sudath Silva
(Colombo Lankapuvath) President Mahinda Rajapaksa was present at the first death anniversary pinkama of late Gen.Anuruddha Ratwatte in Kandy yesterday(2). Ratwatte's son,Parliamentarian Lohan Ratwatte,Central Province Governor, Tikiri Kobbekaduwa,MP Namal Rajapaksa and several other MPs were also present.
(Colombo-Lankapuvath) A special lecture was held at Temple Trees to commemorate the 45th death anniversary of veteran politician late D.A.Rajapaksa presided over by President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (29). The theme was -'Reflections from British rule to the present through a trilingual culture to a developing unitary state-'.The lecture was delivered Dr.Amal Gunasena.Those present were First Lady,Shiranthi Rajapaksa,Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa,Minister Basil Rajapaksa,Defense Secretary,Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, family members, relatives,ministers and parliamentarians.
(Colombo Lankapuvath)Sri Lanka's first satellite,'Supreme Sat Wan' entered the orbit yesterday at 3.43pm(local time) from China's Xi Chang Satellite Station assisted by a Chinese made rocket.Hence, Sri Lanka becomes the 45th nation to enter satellite age and it cost US dollars 320 million.
(Colombo-Lankapuvath) Sunderalingam Sudharshan and Chittampalam Priyadarshani rehabilitated LTTE cadres tied the knot for life at Puntottam,Vavuniya last Friday (23).The Groom is disabled while the bride had lost her parents. A military officer and woman military officer officiated as parents of the bride. Lt.Col. Ranjith Abeysinghe attested for the bride .Minister Chandrasiri Gajadeera and Ministry Secretary,SG Vithanage with Rehabilitation Commissioner,Brig. Dharshana Hettiarachchi were present.
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