A special Christmas celebration was held at the Temple Trees. The celebration was held last evening with the participation of His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith.
Addressing the gathering, the Cardinal said that everyone can work and serve each other for the wellbeing of all in the united country. He extended blessings for the wellbeing of all.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shirnathi Rajapaksa were among a large number of guests who participated in the occasion. Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne, Ministers, Parliamentarians and Commanders of the Security Forces were also present. The programme included a special Carol Service and a Christmas service. Foreign Diplomats in Sri Lanka also participated in the occasion.