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* In Pictures: Sri Lanka President performs Sinhala & Tamil New Year rituals
Sun, Apr 15, 2018, 11:31 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 15, Colombo: Keeping with the tradition, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena performed New Year rituals on Saturday (April 14) at his official residence in Colombo.

The President joined the ritual to light the hearth with Mrs. Jayanthi Sirisena and other members of his immediate family.

The President planted a Beli sapling at his official residence at the auspicious time and engaged in the tradition of transactions for the New Year.

Many people including Parliamentarians and artists visited the President's residence to greet the President for the New Year.

 

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