Blessings have been invoked on the President in the sacred Kataragama area.
President Rajapaksa arrived in the Kataragama sacred area last evening and called on the Chief Incumbent of the Kirivehera and Chancellor of the Uva University the Ven. Dr. Ven. Aluthwewa Soratha thera. Thereafter the President unveiled a statue of Queen Mahamaya installed in the Kirivehera premises. Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa, Minister C.B Ratnayake and Chief Minister of Uva Province Shashendra Rajapaksa participated in the occasion.