Meanwhile, President Rajapaksa paid obeisance at the historic Muthiyangana Rajamaha Vihare.
The President visited the Rajamaha Vihare this morning. He also paid a courtesy call on the Chief Incumbent of the Vihare, the Ven. Murutha-deniye Dhammaratana thera. The President patronized in the laying of white sand at the Vihare Maluwa of the temple.
In the meantime, the President declared open the Indoor Cricket Stadium in Badulla today. It has been put up by Sri Lanka Cricket. The expenditure incurred was 11.2 million rupees. The indoor Cricket stadium had been built under the programme of taking Cricket to the village, a concept of the President.