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President visits Kantale and Somawathi

May 29, 2010 10:50:51 AM - itnnews.lk

President Rajapaksa undertakes visits to Kantale and the historic Somawathi Sacred area.

The President visited the Rajamaha Vihare at Agbopura this morning. He declared open the new Buddhist Shrine room of the temple. Thereafter, the President offered alms to the members of the Maha Sangha. The President also seized the opportunity of having friendly discussions with the devotees at the temple. A special gathering of multi religious leaders of the Trincomalee District will be held at the Agbopura Vihare tomorrow. The purpose is to create religious unity with the purpose of building a disciplined society with religious ideals. Deputy Minister M.K.D.S. Gunawardena is organizing the event.

The President thereafter paid homage to the Somawathi Chaithiya and engaged in religious observances. He also had cordial discussions with the people. Members of the Maha Sangha and many Parliamentarians were present.