President presides at special meeting on Christmas celebrations

President presides at special meeting on Christmas celebrations

President presides at special meeting on Christmas celebrations

Written by Tharushan Fernando

23 Dec, 2015 | 9:12 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena presided over a special meeting at the Presidential Palace over Christmas celebrations.

Yesterday’s meeting organised by the President’s Office was attended by a group including His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo.

At this meeting, the Archbishop of Colombo had said that he, together with the Catholic community would completely support the president’s initiative to bring about peace and reconciliation in the country.

The Archbishop had emphasised that during this Christmas season, all must join hands together casting aside all differences. Carols were sung by school students. The event also saw the participation of renowned artists.

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