The “Nidahasa” exhibition and fair that symbolizes the advent of a promising era is being held today for the third day. President Rajapaksa viewed the exhibition and the fair last evening.
A massive “Kiribath” was prepared to mark the birthday and the inauguration of the second term of office of the President. Veteran Chef Publis Silva with the support of around 500 chefs prepared it. Several books compiled by the Information Department were presented to the President. A book titled ‘Ape Janapathi Lokaya Hamuve’ was presented to the President by Minister Keheliya Rambukwella. A book consisting of articles written by university lecturers and edited by Prof. Ariyaratne Atugala was also presented to the President in addition to a CD containing the musical creations of artistes.
The exhibition includes an extremely rare photographic display of Sri Lankan history, an indigenous food section, special events for children, latest technological innovations and cultural shows. The Exhibition is open daily from 2.00 to 10.00 p.m. until Saturday and special transport is available to cater to the needs of the people visiting the exhibition.