All Night Pirith chanting was held at the Parliamentary Complex in view of the President assuming his second term of office and his birthday.
The Pirith Chanting was conducted under the patronage of President Rajapaksa and the guidance of the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa. Members of the Maha Sangha including Chancellor of the Kelaniya University, the Ven. Welamitiyawe Kusaladhamma thera chanted the Pirith. Many Parliamentarians were present.