Alms giving at Narahenpita Sri Abhayarama Vihara to bless the President
President Mahinda Rajapaksa celebrates his 69th birthday today.
The fifth Executive President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa, former Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition, Member of Parliament, lawyer, human rights activist and trade unionist - comes from a family with a long tradition in people-oriented politics.
President Rajapaksa was born on November 18th, 1945 as the second son of late D. A. Rajapaksa.
Alms were given to thousand 'Kiri Ammawaruna' at the Sri Abhayarama Vihara in Narahenpita this morning to bless President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Meanwhile, Angulana Sayura-pura urban apartment complex was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa today.
Later addressing the gathering, President said that certain factions wish to see slum dwellers remain as slum dwellers for life.