Renowned artist Mueen Saheed presented
President Maithripala Sirisena a painting to make the
completion of the Presidentís first year in office and the
100-day program during a ceremony at the BMICH last week.
The President signed the painting. The painting includes
some of the main events that took place over the year, the
various political parties. The white space denotes the way
forward. Seen here is Mueen Saheed and his son Bilal Saheed.
Pic: Sudath Malaweera
The 117th birth anniversary of former
Prime Minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike was commemorated at
Galle Face on Friday. Here President Maithripala Sirisena
places a floral tribute at the Bandaranaike statue. Former
President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, Sunethra
Bandaranaike, ministers and SLFP parliamentarians were also
present. Picture by Sudath Malaweera