President Maithripala Sirisena visited Narahenpita Abhayarama Viharaya today.
The Abhayarama temple was a hot topic in recent times due to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Joint Opposition holding media briefings within the temple premises.
However, President Maithripala Sirisena visited Abhayarama temple today to attend as the Chief Guest of the prize-giving ceremony organized by the Sucharitha Dhamma School.
President Maithripala Sirisena also stated that he and the Chief Incumbent of Abhayarama temple Venerable Muruttettuwe Ananda Thera have maintained close ties for a long time.
Expressing his views during the ceremony, Venerable Muruttettuwe Ananda Thera stated that President Sirisena is the first state leader to attend a prize-giving ceremony of the temple’s Dhamma School.