President Rajapaksa secured the blessing of the Sacred Tooth Relics.
The President was in Kandy to participate in a programme at the President’s House. Before the commencement of this programme, he visited the Sri Dalada Maligawa and paid obeisance to the Sacred Tooth Relics. The President then paid a courtesy call on the Malwatte Mahanayake Thera, the Most Ven. Thibbotuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera. Central Province Governor Tikiri Kobgekaduwa, Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayake and the Diyawadana Nilame Pradeep Nilanga Dela were among those present.