President unveils Buddha statue
[June 25 2013]
President Mahinda Rajapaksa unveiled a six feet Samadhi Buddha statue erected at the entrance to the Mihintale sacred area concurrent to the 2320 Mihindu Jayanthi commemoration.
The President performed the first flower and oil lamp offering to the statue constructed by the Civil Defence Force (CSD).
Meanwhile, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa opened a newly constructed CSD holiday bungalow near the CSD war heroes’ monument in Mihintale.