In his statement for Vesak Poya Day, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says, leading lives of mutual understanding and coexistence is the only way since fighting over religious and cultural differences will wreak destruction all around. MORE..
18 May 2019 (10:36 AM)
President Maithripala Sirisena has granted presidential pardon to762 inmates detained over minor offences today (18), in view of the Vesak Poya Day. MORE..
18 May 2019 (4:50 PM)
The security forces have taken the necessary measures to provide security for the general public for peaceful Vesak celebrations, says the Commander of Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake. MORE..
18 May 2019 (2:08 PM)
A commemoration was held at Vellamullivaikal today (18), in memory of the Tamil civilians who were killed in the war. MORE..
19 May 2019 (12:28 AM)
"We must recollect the teachings of the Buddha to build a society with boundless peace by shunning all attempts to destroy each other for the greed for power", says President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..
18 May 2019 (10:00 AM)