No pomp and pageantry for Maithripala’s second anniversary

Maithripala SirisenaThe second anniversary of President Maithripala Sirisena’s inauguration in office will be celebrated on 08th January 2017 without pomp and pageantry.

Media Minister Gayantha Karunatillake said that all public institutions have been instructed to commence projects that can be implemented immediately under the 2017 budget proposals.

He said that development activities that are more fruitful to the public will also commence in line with the celebration. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. But when he visited Kandy 2 Sundays ago, business as usual where the escorted vehicles were driven with no due care in the streets, armed personal are back on the streets as a status symbol and the poor 3 wheeler people could not make a living where their usual parking was completely closed. One cop on motorcycle even went on the payment endangering the walking public. Nothing seem to have changed for the better.Bussiness as usual, I say.


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