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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2553

Holy Mass in Bethlehem to bless President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

By Nihad Issa – Ramallah
Ramallah, 18 November, (Asiantribune.com):

Holy Mass to bless President Mahinda Rajapaksa and to mark his 68th birthday will be held at the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem on Saturday the 23rd h November 2013 at 3.00 p.m.

This event was organized by a Palestinian group called the ‘Friends of Sri Lanka in Bethlehem’ in association with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Israel and the Representative Office of Sri Lanka in the State of Palestine.

Along with the Palestinian friends of Sri Lanka , Minister of Tourism Mrs. Rula Maaya and Mayor of Bethlehem Mrs.Vera Baboun will participate in the Holy Mass.

Sri Lankan workers in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem will also participate.

Every year since the establishment of the Representative Office of Sri Lanka in the State of Palestine in 2007, the birthday of H.E. the President is celebrated in Bethlehem.

On 18th November 2007 the road in front of the Representative Office was named as
“His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa Road”.

- Asian Tribune -

Holy Mass in Bethlehem to bless   President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
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