President asserts he will not agree to foreign judges

President Maithripala Sirisena today emphasized that he will not allow any foreign court, judge or organization to interfere in the internal administration and judiciary in the country.

Maithripala SirisenaThe President was speaking at the 70th National Upasampada Vinayakarma (Higher Ordination) ceremony of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya, held today (July 8) at the Town Hall Playground in Panadura.

He said he will not allow any national or international activity to take place which challenges the freedom, independence and the territorial integrity of the country, the President’s office said.

“It is the policy of the current Government to act according to the advice and guidance of the venerable Maha Sanga in its every activity related to national security and other matters”, he said.

The 70th Upasampada Maha Vinaya Karma of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya will be held from today to July 16 at the Udakukkepa Sima Malakaya in Panadura. (Colombo Gazette)



  1. He cannot survive for sure , in case if he goes against his word.
    All Sri Lankans know that there were no war crimes and it was a legitimate war against
    a terrorist group banned by the entire world. More deadlier than Saddam or Gaddaffi.
    nihal J

  2. How come as a Responsible President he is openly playing truant to the UNHRC agreement he cosigned? Is he not constraining the whole Country from the rest of the world just to be a small time hero for religious leaders. If he is not responsible for the good of the Country as a whole who else will be?

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