President inaugurates State Poson Festival
The State Poson Festival was inaugurated by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday (24) at the historic Mihintale Rajamaha Viharaya. The Poson Anusasana was delivered by the Chief Incumbent of the Mihintale Rajamaha Viharaya, Most Ven. Dr. Walawahengunawewe Dhammarathana Thera.
The religious event was held according to health guidelines while Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa addressed the event online. The Anunayaka of the Malwatte Chapter Most Ven. Dimbulkumbure Wimaladhamma Thera, Anunayaka of the Asgiri Chapter Most Ven. Anamaduwe Dhammadassi Thera, Acting Mahanayake of the Amarapura Sect, Most Ven. Ganthune Assaji Thera and the Mahanayaka of the Ramanna Maha Nikaya, Most Ven. Makuluwe Wimala Thera delivered sermons online. The illuminating of the Mihintale Aloka Pooja was inaugurated by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.