The unveiling of the golden statue and the pinnacle of the Buddhist chaithya at shrine of Sri Wijeyasundararamaya temple in Rathmalana, Egodahena was held under the patronage of the president today (20).
The president received blessings after visiting Ven. Paradanwala Kalyana Dhaja Thera and engaging in Buddha pooja.
Newly established shrine was opened for the worshipping of the public. The President unveiled the newly erected statue of the Buddha and offered flowers and incense pooja.
The main pansil was conducted by Ven Gampola Suguna Dhaja Thera. Deputy Minister Eran Wickarmarathne, Western Province Chief Minister Isura Devapriya, former minister Jeewan Kumarathunga, and the public in large numbers gathered on this occasion.