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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 80

President Rajapaksa- only leader to stand firm with principles and policies

By Manjari Peiris
Colombo, 22 June, (Asiantribune.com):

resident Rajapaksa is the only leader to stand firm with his principles and policies in a political arena while all others criticize each other.

"No one can impede the path taken by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa for the prosperity of our country," said the Chief Incumbent of the Lankarama Vihara, Anuradhapura Ven. Ralapanawe Dhammajothi Thero.

The Ven. Thero continued to say that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is the only leader to stand firm with his principles and policies in a political arena where all others do is merely criticize each other. These comments were made by the Nayaka Thera during President’s visit to Lankarama Vihara, Anuradhapura on 21 June.

"Other politicians have a lot to learn from President Rajapaksa including how he maintains discipline and respects the Buddha, Dhamma and Sanga."

" President Rajapaksa had earned the confidence of both Maha Sangha and the people of the manner the President has been taking the country in the right direction."

Ven. Dhammajothi thero chanted pirith in order to bless President Rajapaksa and presented a souvenir to symbolize the moment, while the President paid homage to the Lankarama Stupa and engaged in other religious observances as well.

People who were at the temple premises eagerly wished President Rajapaksa a happy birth day.

In addition, the President also worshipped at the historical Isurumuni Rajamaha Vihara in Anuradhapura.

The President visited the Chief Incumbent of the Vihara, Ven. Mathawa Sri Sumangala Thero and inquired into the history of the vihara and its future development endeavors.

He placed a note in the book for special visitors and the Thero presented a number of books containing the history of Vihara to the President.

The President paid homage to the Vihara and visited historical museums and ponds in the temple premises. He did not forget to engage in pleasantries with the pilgrims at the Isurumuniya Rajamaha Vihara as well.

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