Minister of Agricultural Development and Agrarian Services Development Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka

Minister Maithripala Sirisena has been a vociferous critic of the terrorist organization, was returning after a state function when the suicide bomber blew himself up.
by World Institute for Asian Studies.
Date : 2004-07-19Maithripala Sirisena expresses confidence over majority Colombo, 19 July : Leader of the House Maithripala Sirisena says the government is able to show and establish that it has the majority at a vote in the Parliament.
Aug 11, Colombo: General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and senior Cabinet Minister Maithripala Sirisena has publicly criticized President Mahinda Rajapaksa government, a news agency reported.
The conduct of the government is 'not 100 percent correct,” Minister Sirisena has told a public meeting in Polonnararuwa while welcoming a group of alleged defectors from JVP to the SLFP, the BBC stated.
Addressing the media at the Mahaweli Centre to review the present political situation and to explain the election strategy of the SLFP at the forthcoming PC polls, Minister Sirisena said the CWC and the UPF will contest the polls under the UPFA.
President of the interim administration.
several committees appointed by the Minster of Sports.
Addressing a SLFP propaganda meeting presided over by the Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa at Kaduruwela, Polonnaruwa, Sirisena said with the support of the workers , farmers, the Buddhist monks, and the intellectuals of the nation the government of Ranil Wickremesinghe would be definitely toppled.
caused problems due to a steep increase in flour prices.
leader had repeatedly said the war against the LTTE couldn’t be won.
wanted to contest the two provinces on the government ticket.
The people who claim they brought the government to power will not be allowed to destroy it now, Agricultural Development Minister Maithripala Sirisena said in Polonnaruwa.
Minister Sirisena said `Anybody claiming to have made the government and now trying to destroy it will not be allowed to do so.
Speaking at the ‘Wap Magul’ ceremony staged in Horana, Minister Sirisena said while the private media, especially electronic media, should be praised for the publicity they are giving for the event little can be said of the state television.
Sirisena is the latest government official targeted by a Tamil Tiger suicide bomber.
Minister of Agricultural Development Agrarian Services Development and General Secretary of Sri Lanka Freedom Party, Maithripala Sirisena had a narrow escape from an LTTE assassination attempt this afternoon (Oct 9.
of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the present Mahaweli Minister.
Minister of Agricultural Development and Agrarian Services Development, Maithripala Sirisena has been appointed as the new President of the interim administration.
Minister Sirisena is a former President of the Sri Lanka Gymnastic Association while Atapattu is also an experienced member who served in several committees appointed by the Minster of Sports.
The General Secretary of the SLFP Minister Maithripala Sirisena says the two SLFP MPs who crossed over to the opposition on Tuesday could continue to hold their seats in Parliament in keeping with the policy of President Mahinda Rajapaksa not to deprive them of their seats.
She thought Minister Sirisena was in it.
He had thought Mr Sirisena was returning to Colombo in the same Mitsubishi Montero in which he travelled to Bandaragama.
Investigators probing the abortive attempt on Minister Sirisena had observed that suicide bombers were now using an increased quantity of explosives.
The LTTE involvement in the abortive attempt on Minister Sirisena is now confirmed to be by the guerrillas.