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Special religious ceremonies held on PM’s birthday

Ministers, MPs, officials and other well wishers greeting Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Picture courtesy Prime Minister’s Media Division

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe participated in a special religious ceremony held at Temple Trees to invoke blessings on him on his 69th birthday on March 24.

After the religious ceremony, Prime Minister Wickremesinghe and Prof. (Mrs) Maithree Wickramasinghe attended a special tea party held to mark the occasion.

Ministers, Parliamentarians, State officials, officials of the Prime Ministers Office and family friends were among the large gathering present on the occasion to greet the Prime Minister. Ceremonies to invoke blessings on the Prime Minister were held at several temples and other places of religious worship countrywide too invoke blessings on him.

The Maha Sangha conducted religious ceremonies to invoke blessings on the Prime Minister.

Other religious dignitaries invoked blessings on the Prime Minister.