Sirisena made the statement while addressing the representatives of his party, Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Daily Mirror reported.
07 Aug 2019 3:03 PM
The Sri Lankan Prime Minister thanked the Indian government for the development partnership assistance over the years.
02 Aug 2019 12:18 PM
The apprehended fishermen were handed over to a Sri Lanka Coast Guard craft and were later escorted to the naval base SLNS Elara.
02 Aug 2019 11:53 AM
They have devastated Sri Lanka's vital tourism industry, source of jobs for many, and are hindering foreign investment.
30 Jul 2019 3:37 PM
Sri Lanka's pushback comes as Indonesia and the Philippines also returned shipments of foreign rubbish to their ports of origin.
27 Jul 2019 1:07 PM
NTJ leader Zahran Hashim made a video with fellow NTJ members pledging allegiance to ISIL leader Abu Bakr Al-Bagdadi.
25 Jul 2019 8:58 AM
The terror that visited Sri Lanka in April 2019 was something that local people had hoped was long consigned to the past.
19 Jul 2019 4:39 PM
The statement comes amid a nationwide narcotics crackdown, with President aiming to reintroduce capital punishment for drug offences.
16 Jul 2019 9:15 AM
Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka sharply declined in June, dealing a severe blow to the tourism industry.
10 Jul 2019 6:36 PM
Modi paid a stopover visit to the island nation earlier this month on his way back to India from the Maldives.
26 Jun 2019 8:59 AM
A total of 7 suicide bombers carried out a series blasts that targeted three churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on April 21.
25 Jun 2019 4:48 PM
A ministerial source told AFP Sirisena has refused to allow any police, military or intelligence personnel to testify before the committee.
08 Jun 2019 11:00 AM
The Muslim politicians also protested what they term the government's inability to ensure the safety of their community.
04 Jun 2019 11:51 AM
The ISIS terror group claimed the attacks, but the government blamed the local terror group NTJ for the bombings.
22 May 2019 1:58 PM
The suspects have been identified as Noor Mohamed Addu Ul and Ajibul Jabar, residents of Kapugollewa, Horowpathana.
18 May 2019 10:44 AM
Mohammed Rizwan was arrested from the Mabole area in Wattala by the police on Wednesday.
17 May 2019 12:09 PM
The assets and the cash were found during the investigations by the CID, police said.
07 May 2019 8:19 AM
He was arrested on the charges of unauthorised entry and was later remanded by the Negombo magistrate till May 15, police said.
03 May 2019 9:11 AM
'The ban is to ensure national security... No one should obscure their faces to make identification difficult,' the statement said.
29 Apr 2019 9:55 AM
The gun battle between troops and suspected Islamist militants erupted on Friday evening in Sainthamaruthu in Ampara.
27 Apr 2019 9:16 AM