Sri Lanka offered Sacred Buddha Relics to Thailand today (March 10) by strengthening the religious relations between the two countries.
President Maithripala Sirisena offered this sacred relics to the Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand SomkidJatusripitak when he called on President Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat.
The Sacred Buddha Relics which had been brought from Beragala, GalewelaRajamahaViharaya to SathbuduMahaViharaya in Pannipitiya were brought to the Presidential Secretariat today.
President Sirisena and the Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand discussed about further improving of the religious relations between the two countries as both countries practice Theravada Buddhism. They also discussed about expanding of opportunities for Thailand devotees to visit religious places in Sri Lanka.
Maha Sanga led by Mahanayake of Kotte KalyaniDammaMaha Sanga Sabha Most Ven. IththepaneDammalankaraThero, Minister DayaGamage and the Deputy Minister AnomaGamage also participated in this occasion.