No pomp and pageantry for Maithripalas second anniversary

The 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)