The Maha Sangha showers blessings on President Rajapaksa who has completed 40 years in politics.
The President participated in religious observances at the Gangarama temple at Hunupitiya last afternoon. A special garland was presented to the President after the chief incumbent of the temple, the Ven. Galaboda Gnanissara thera showered his blessings.
The President seized the opportunity to have cordial discussions with the devotees who were present at the Vihare to participate in religious observances, marking Wesak Full Moon Poya Day. Thereafter the President toured several areas including Navam Mawatha, Bauddhaloka Mawatha and Gregory’s Road and observed how the Wesak sightseers were viewing lanterns, decorations and illuminations.