The President called on the people to build an era in which to pay “Loving Kindness” to the others. The President pointed out that everyone needs a country in which they could live in peace and amity. Their desire is to achieve victory for the motherland by enthroning a better future.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa was addressing the ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of the Hindu College in Bambalapitya this morning. There is a firm bond between the Buddhists and the Hindus of this country. Everyone should be geare to commemorate Sambuddhatva Jayanthi in a fitting manner. The President also addressed the students in Tamil. The Hindu College has a significant history. The President pointed out that the students should be determined to achieve victories to build a fame not only in Sri Lanka but also internationally.The President unveiled a plaque to mark the opening of the new gate to the College. The President also presented awards to seven teachers for their outstanding contributions to the school. A memento was presented to the Principal Thamipullai Muthukumaraswamy. The Principal handed over a souvenir to the President to mark the 60th anniversary of the College.