President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the Tissamaharame Raja Maha Vihare participated in religious observances.
The President who visited the temple this morning participated in the religious programmes to mark the Binara Full Moon Poya Day. Thereafter he called on the Chief Incumbent of the temple Dr. Ven. Dewalegama Dhammasena Thera and received his blessings. The president also paid homage to the ‘Dhatu Mandira’ of the temple. The Ministry of religious Affairs has taken measures to compile Dhamma books for the Dhamma school students simultaneous to the 2600th Sambuddhatva Jayanthi. The President also presented the books to the Dhamma school students.