Daily Archives: May 30, 2013

Vesak Celebrations in Thailand


The Sri Lankan Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand celebrated Vesak on a grand scale from 21st May to 24th May 2013. The staff of the Embassy and the Sri Lankans living in Thailand took the initiative in organizing the Vesak celebrations to show case how Sri Lankans celebrate this thrice blessed sacred day for Buddhists all over the world.

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Vesak Celebrations in Cairo


The Sri Lanka Embassy in Cairo organized Vesak celebrations at the Embassy premises throughout the day on 24th May 2013 with the support and the participation of Sri Lankans in Egypt.   Read More

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Indonesia celebrated Vesak


Sri Lanka Embassy in Jakarta celebrated Vesak on Friday, 24th May by decorating the chancery premises with Buddhist flags and other decorations, illuminating Vesak lanterns and lighting oil lamps. The Embassy staff took initiative to organize a “poojawa” in the evening at the newly built Shrine Room in the Embassy premises.

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Sri Lanka a development model says leader of Bosnia & Herzegovina


‘’Sri Lanka’s social and economic development model is encouraging for countries like Bosnia and Herzegovina’’, stated H.E. Mr. Nebojša Radmonovič, Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina when Ambassador of Sri Lanka called on him at the President’s Office in Sarajevo, following the presentation of the Letter of Credence later this month.

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Vesak Day Celebrations at the Sri Lanka Embassy – Jordan 24th May 2013


The Sri Lanka Embassy in Jordan celebrated the Vesak on Friday 24th May 2013 at the Embassy premises in commemorating Lord Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment and passing away. The embassy premise was decorated with Buddhist flags and colorful illuminations for the occasion. 

Most Ven. Hegoda Vipassi Thero, Director of Rathmalana Darma Paryeshanalaya of Sri Lanka who was specially flown from Sri Lanka to Jordan with the courtesy of Trico International participated in the morning and evening session of the Vesak.

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