Bestow treasured heritage on future generation; President wishes for the New Year.

Sunday, 14 April 2013 - 8:11


The New Year is Sri Lanka's biggest cultural festival conducted from times immemorial.


It reminds us about the wonder of the earth linked to the activity of the Sun.


President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his Sinhala and Hindu New Year message said Sri Lankans nurtured by an agrarian lifestyle received the new year meaningfully and gained delight and enjoyment.


The true happiness of the New Year is safeguarded by a verdant, free and independent country.


The President said the sacrifices we have made to build a prosperous and disciplined country offers us great consolation.


The enthusiasm currently shown by the people to fulfill New Year customs and traditions as never before is a cause of pride and happiness to us all.


President said we should all follow age-old New Year customs and traditions and bestow our treasured heritage on the future generation.


Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne in his New Year message, said the dawn of the Sinhala-Hindu New Year which symbolises Sri Lankans' prime cultural festival which brings peace, happiness and prosperity to their lives.

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