Premier pays homage to Sri Maha Bodhi

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Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa paid homage to the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura yesterday (08).

Following religious rites at the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, the Prime Minister met Ven. Pallegama Hemaratana Nayaka Thera, Chief Incumbent of the Ruwanweli Maha Seya and received his blessings.

The Prime Minister then performed religious rites at the Ruwanweli Stupa.

He also visited the historic Mirasawetiya Temple and received blessings from the Chief Incumbent of the Mirisawetiya Chaitya, Dr. Ethalawetunawewa Gnanatilake Nayaka Thera.

Devotees who were present at the time engaged in cordial conversation with the Premier.