Today is the birthday of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The speciality is that the 2nd anniversary since the President’s inauguration in his second term as well as the 8th anniversary of the President’s inauguration in his first term in office falls tomorrow.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa joined active politics in 1968 as he was appointed as the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Organizer in Beliaththa.
He was appointed to Parliament in the year 1970 as the youngest Parliamentarian at that time.
He was elected as the Prime Minister in 2004 and subsequently was elected President winning the 2005 Presidential election.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa who was re elected at the election on the 26th of January 2010 was sworn in for a second term on the 19th of November.
Several religious activities will be carried out today in lie of the Presidents birthday and his inauguration in office.