The unveiling of the pinnacle of the Chaithya at Bokkawela Sri Gnananda Buddhist Centre in Kandy was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena today (26).
President Sirisena who went to the vihara engaged in religious rituals and obtained blessings of the. Mahasangha.
Then he opened the commemoration plaque in relation to the unveiling of the pinnacle and made the first offerings to the chaitya.
President Sirisena also presented a token of appreciation to the Thero.
The artisans and those who contributed in the construction of the chaitya were also presented gifts by the President.
The Venerable Vice Chancellor of Budhist and Pali university Ven.Prof.Gallelle Sumanasiri Thero and mahanayakas and Minister Wijeydasa Rajapakshe, Chief Minister of Central Province Sarath Ekanayake,and others were present in this event.