President Rajapaksa, who succeeded in safeguarding the nation’s pride in face of the world community returns home. The President reached the Katunayake International Airport from London this afternoon.
The President returned to the motherland from London fearlessly facing conspiracies of LTTE loyalists which are active in the world and also announcing boldly his stand against terrorism to the British authorities. Ministers, Government Parliamentarians and the UPFA supporters accorded him a rousing welcome on his arrival. There was also a large gathering, including people of all walks of life to greet the President. Members of the Maha Sangha chanted Pirith and showered their blessings on this proud leader.
Catholic, Hindu and Islamic religious observances were also held on behalf of the President. The President thereafter left for Colombo amidst greetings from the masses.