Official Twitter Account of The President of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
Joined May 2015
சூரிய பகவானுக்கு நன்றி நவிலும் தைப்பொங்கல் தினத்தில் சகோதர இந்துக்களுக்கு எனது வாழ்த்துகளைத் தெரிவிப்பதில் பெருமகிழ்ச்சி. பாதுகாப்பான நாட்டின் செழிப்பு மற்றும் வளத்துக்காக அர்ப்பணித்துள்ள உங்களுக்கு, சூரிய பகவானின் ஆசீர்வாதமும் பாதுகாப்பும் எப்போதும் கிடைக்க பிரார்த்திக்கின்றேன்.
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa retweeted
Cabinet has approved the much anticipated animal welfare bill! The draft that was tabled today by Hon. Mahindananda Aluthgamage was approved and will soon be tabled in parliament!
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Had a fruitful discussion with Foreign Min. Wang Yi yesterday. I thanked for the support by the Gvt. of China to fight #Covid19 & the importance of improving #tourism & trading strategies between two gvts. were discussed. #SriLanka #China
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Participated in the #WiseWoman National Programme for women empowerment yesterday. #SriLanka’s top female achievers were awarded based on the contributions made to the country. I believe this program will empower more women to achieve greatness & success in their sectors.
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Had a discussion with #UnitedNations Asst. Secretary Gen.@kanniwignaraja yesterday. She commended our efforts in achieving #SDGs & the possibility of attracting foreign investors to the green agriculture programme by further developing these conditions was discussed extensively.
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The dawn of the #NewYear2022 instinctively inspires us to look to the future with optimism & determination. Therefore, lets welcome this New Year with great enthusiasm & anticipation. I wish you all a happy, healthy & spirited New Year.
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Merry Christmas to all #SriLankans & believers around the world. May this holiday revive the spirit of solidarity, love & compassion among all of us. I call on everyone to celebrate responsibly, adhering to health guidelines, and to protect your loved ones by getting #vaccinated
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Thankful to Australian Min. for Home Affairs @karenandrewsmp, for recognizing our efforts in #OrganicAgriculture sector & assuring the support of #Australian Gvt. in making #SriLanka an educational hub in the South Asian region. 🇱🇰 🇦🇺
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Deeply saddened to hear of the sudden demise of General #BipinRawat, Mrs Rawat & others in the tragic helicopter accident in Tamil Nadu. I extend my condolences to the families & to all Indians on behalf of the people of #SriLanka.
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Had a friendly meeting with General Sec. of #BIMSTEC Mr. Tenzin Lekphell this morning. I assured him of #SriLanka’s commitment to enact institutional reform through the completion of the BIMSTEC Charter.
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Extremist & terrorist ideology can spread with ease from nation to nation unless carefully monitored & suppressed.   The only way to do this is through intelligence sharing and other forms of inter-governmental action, which I strongly advocate for.  #IndianOceanConference
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#SriLanka pledged to increase the contribution of renewable energy to cater 70% of country's power requirements by 2030.   #GoSL will prioritise to enhance national forest cover & strengthen carbon sequestration capacity by 7% in 9 years. #IndianOceanConference
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Deeply concerned by the incident in Sialkot #Pakistan. #SriLanka trusts that PM @ImranKhanPTI and the Gvt. of Pakistan will ensure justice is served and ensure the safety of the remaining Sri Lankan workers in Pakistan.
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Had a fruitful discussion with UN Assistant Sec. Gen. Mr. Khaled Khiari recently (25). Whilst appreciating Sri Lanka's commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, Mr. Khiari assured #UN's willingness to maintain a constructive & positive engagement with Sri Lanka.
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Happy Birthday, Ioma! Thank you for your companionship throughout many years. May the triple gem bless you…
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Had a friendly discussion w/ the Sec. of Security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev today. We agreed on deepening bilateral cooperation to address extremism, terrorism & cyber threats, including sharing of intelligence info. & countering terrorist financing. 🇱🇰 🇷🇺
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I am very fortunate to have been mentored by a person with such greatness in my personal as well as political life. Your Excellency, my dear brother, who left an indelible mark on Sri Lankan politics, I'm wishing you a happy birthday! @PresRajapaksa
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It was a pleasure to welcome the visiting Maldivian President @ibusolih this morning. Had a friendly conversation with him & both agreed to the need of strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries. 🇱🇰 🇲🇻
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Accompanied the @WorldBankSAsia representatives to inspect the pumping station at Nagalagam street, which is one of the 55 sub-projects from the project to prevent floods in the Colombo district. The project is financed through a World Bank loan & USD 108 million from GOSL.
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