Kandy Esala Perahera Completed - President Receives 'Sannasa'

Monday, 31 August 2015 - 8:26

+Kandy+Esala+Perahera++Completed+-+President+Receives+%27Sannasa%27

Custodian of the temple of the tooth relic Nilanga Daeaela Bandara presented the declaration of completion of the Kandy Esala Maha Perahera festival to President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday.

That was at a function held at the Kandy Presidential Residence.

At this ceremony the traditional presenting of gifts and awards by the President to artistes who participated in the Perahera also took place.

Participating in the occasion President Maithripala Sirisena said that the noblest gift that could be offered as a country to the world was the Buddhist philosophy.



Sri Lankan Airlines cabin crew member tested positive for coronavirus
Sunday, 29 March 2020 - 13:57

A female cabin crew member of the Sri Lankan Airlines, who was admitted to IDH for showing symptoms of coronavirus, has been tested at IDH and confirmed... Read More

The funeral of the first Sri Lankan to die of Covid-19  (Video)
Sunday, 29 March 2020 - 14:14

The funeral of the first Sri Lankan to die in Sri Lanka due to the coronavirus infection was carried out at the Mulleriyawa crematorium in Kotikawatta... Read More

Five, Covid-19 patients at ICU
Sunday, 29 March 2020 - 13:22

Five (5), covid-19 infected patients admitted to the hospital are currently receiving treatment in the ICU. There are 115 coronavirus infected patients... Read More