President pledges to protect the SLFP and the motherland.
The religious ceremony to deposit Omniscient Sacred Relics in the hemispherical dome of the Sandahiru Seya or The Victory Stupa was held today under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Anuradhapura.
The ceremony took place with the participation of more than 6000 members of the venerable Maha Sangha.
The Stupa is being constructed at Anuradhapura and is 285 feet in height and 255 feet in width.
It is the first Stupa to be constructed to commemorate the dawn of peace to the motherland after the elimination of terrorism.
Meanwhile President declared open the Anuradapura, Trincomolee road yesterday.
Addressing the gathering President Mahinda Rajapakse stated that he always protected the SLFP and dedicated to protect the country.
Meanwhile, the government of Thailand awarded a doctorate to President Mahinda Rajapaske for his yeomen service rendered to the Shasanaya.
The doctorate was awarded by the Surindra Rajabutt University which functions under the guidance of the King of Thailand.