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News in pictures

20 November, 2022

President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday (18) arrived at the Anuradhapura Sacred city and received the blessings of Atamasthanadhipathi and Chief Sanghanayake of Nuwara Kalaviya Most Ven. Pallegama Hemarathana Thera. The President had a cordial discussion with the new Atamasthanadhipathi Thera. State Minister of Finance Shehan Semasinghe and Secretary to the President Saman Ekanayake were also present. Picture by PMD

President Ranil Wickremesinghe opens the Presidential Secretariat Northern Province Coordination Sub-Office in Vavuniya, yesterday (19). Urban Development and Housing State Minister Tenuka Vidanagamage, Rural Development State Minister Kader Masthan, Members of Parliament Kulasingha Thileeban, Northern Province Governor Jeevan Thiagarajah, President’s Secretary Saman Ekanayake, Vavuniya District Secretary P.A. Sarathchandra were also present.

A Pooja for blessing and ‘Kiri Ammawarunge Danaya’ were held at the Abhayaramaya temple, Narahenpita on Friday (18) morning to mark the birthday of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The religious ceremony was held under the supervision of Chief Incumbent of the Abhayaramaya Temple and Chancellor of Colombo University Ven. Muruththettuwe Ananda Thera. The members of the Maha Sangha and a large number of invitees participated. Picture by Sudath Malaweera

A religious ceremony was held in Weeraketiya to mark of the birthday of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday (18). Former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, former Ministers Chamal Rajapaksa, Rohitha Abeygunawardena , SLPP General Secretary MP Sagara kariyawasam and family members were present. Picture by Sudath Nishantha.