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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2552

Modi in Seema Malaka Temple

Colombo, 11 May, (

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, arrived in Colombo this evening. He was received at the airport by the Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Mr. Ranil Wickramsinghe, and other senior Ministers.

Both Prime Ministers later arrived at the Seema Malaka Temple(Gangaramaya Temple), where they were received by the Chief Monk of the Temple, among other dignitaries.

Chief Incumbent of the Gangaramaya Temple Ven. Galaboda Gnanissara Thera and Chairman of the Gangarama Dayakasaba Ranjith Wijewardene welcomed the Indian Prime Minister.

Ven. Galaboda Gnanissara Thera also conducted religious observances with Prime Minister Modi in attendance.

The Prime Minister offered flowers at the altar of the Temple. Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Wickramsinghe together pressed a switch for the lamp-lighting ceremony on the eve of Vesak Day, characterised by brilliant multi coloured lights and a fireworks display.

- Asian Tribune -

The Prime Minister  Narendra Modi pressing switch for the lamp-lighting ceremony at the Seema Malaka Temple, in Colombo, Sri Lanka on May 11, 2017. The Prime Minister of  Sri Lanka, Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe is also seen.
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Seema Malaka Temple offering flowers
Modi in Seema Malaka Temple
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