The people of this country look at President Gotabaya Rajapaksa as a leader who can overcome all challenges the country having and ensure security of the Motherland, the Chancellor of University of Kelaniya Ven. Dr. Walamitiyawe Kusaladhamma Thero said.

President Rajapaksa this morning (07) visited Vidyalankara Pirivena and paid homage to the relic shrine at the premises.

Later, President called on Ven. Walamitiyawe Kusaladhamma Thero and the Chancellor of the Sabaragamuwa University Ven. Prof. Kumburugamuwe Vajira Thero.

“The visit of the President to the sacred site of Vidyalankara is regarded as a an honor”, Ven. Kusaladhamma Thero said.


The Maha Sanga present at the occasion chanted Seth Pirith and invoke blessings on the President.

The President later visited Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya and met Chief Incumbent Ven. Kollupitiye Mahinda Thero and Ven. Bengamuwe Nalaka Thero and other Maha Nayaka Theros.

The President would always receive the blessings of Maha Sanga to continue with his good work responsibilities, Ven. Kollupitiye Mahinda Thero observes.

Ministers and Members of Parliament representing the Gampaha district were also present.