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* Sri Lanka President visits Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar
Tue, Jun 16, 2009, 04:15 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 16, Yangon: Sri Lanka President, Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa were warmly received at the world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, in Yangon, formerly Rangoon, on June 15th by the Director General, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Buddhist Monks, Trustee of the Pagoda, Shwedagon U Ba Shwe and area commanders of the Myanmar Army.

Ven. Dr. Bodagama Chandima Thero also in the picture, SriLankan Maha Sanga and Myanmar Maha Sanga, Sri Lankan Ambassador Newton Gunaratne, President's sons Yoshitha Rajapaksa and Rohitha Rajapaksa were also present.

Picture by Sudath Silva

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