In Sri Lanka for 2 days, Narendra Modi participates in Vesak Day celebrations
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Colombo on Thursday on a two-day visit. The visit is mainly aimed at reinforcing the traditional connect between India and Sri Lanka.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Colombo on Thursday on a two-day visit. The visit is mainly aimed at reinforcing the traditional connect between India and Sri Lanka.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives betel leaves from two Sri Lankan children upon his arrival as Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, center watches in Colombo.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives betel leaves from two Sri Lankan children upon his arrival as Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, center watches in Colombo.
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and several senior ministers, including Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, were at the Colombo International Airport to receive the Indian Prime Minister.
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and several senior ministers, including Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, were at the Colombo International Airport to receive the Indian Prime Minister.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Colombo on Thursday on a two-day visit. The visit is mainly aimed at reinforcing the traditional connect between India and Sri Lanka.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Colombo on Thursday on a two-day visit. The visit is mainly aimed at reinforcing the traditional connect between India and Sri Lanka.
This being second visit to Sri Lanka in two years, Modi is here primarily to participate in the International Vesak Day celebrations, the biggest festival of Buddhists.
This being second visit to Sri Lanka in two years, Modi is here primarily to participate in the International Vesak Day celebrations, the biggest festival of Buddhists.
Before his departure to Lanka, Modi had said, 'My visit brings to the fore one of the most abiding links between India and Sri Lanka — the shared heritage of Buddhism.'
Before his departure to Lanka, Modi had said, 'My visit brings to the fore one of the most abiding links between India and Sri Lanka — the shared heritage of Buddhism.'
Several Buddhist monks chanted prayers during which Modi closed his eyes and kept his hands folded. Speaking at the event, Wickremesinghe thanked Modi for being the chief guest at the event.
Several Buddhist monks chanted prayers during which Modi closed his eyes and kept his hands folded. Speaking at the event, Wickremesinghe thanked Modi for being the chief guest at the event.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being blessed by the priest at Seema Malaka Temple, in Colombo on Thursday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being blessed by the priest at Seema Malaka Temple, in Colombo on Thursday.