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The Buddhist representatives including the Maha Nayaka Theros of Thailand met with President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Official Residence, yesterday (25).

The representatives expressed their happiness over regaining Sri Lanka after facing the Easter Sunday terror attack and further said that as a Buddhist country Thailand always stand with Sri Lanka.

The President expressed his happiness over visiting of Maha Nayaka Theros and recalled the long standing relationship between Sri Lanka and Thailand as Buddhist countries.

The Buddhist representatives including the Maha Nayaka Theros of Thailand visited Sri Lanka last 21st under the patronage of Phra Bhawanakhemakhun wat Maheyong Thero and during the past few days they traveled various places of the Island and also joined in viewing the Vesak celebrations.

The delegation also took steps to offer Buddha Statues to many temples in the Eastern Province.

 

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