President Sirisena declares open digital Thorana at the Sirasa Vesak Zone (Watch video)

President Sirisena declares open digital Thorana at the Sirasa Vesak Zone (Watch video)

Written by Staff Writer

03 May, 2015 | 8:59 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena, ceremonially declared open the unique Thorana (Pandal) at the Sirasa Vesak Zone on Sunday evening.

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived at the Sirasa Vesak Zone shortly after 7 p.m. on Sunday.

The President first paid floral tributes to the standing statue of Lord Buddha at the Sirasa Vesak Kalapaya.

President Sirisena then, ceremonially declared open the Thorana which brings  several Jathaka stories to life.

Members of the senior management of the Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited and John Keells Holdings PLC were present at the occasion.

The President then visited the special enclosures at the Sirasa Vesak Zone and paid homage to the Sacred Hair Relic of the Lord Buddha and the relics of the Maha Rahath Theros and also paid homage to the Sacred Relics of Arahants Sariputta and Moggallana, two of the Lord Buddha’s closest disciples.

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