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Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 09.11 GMT

Japan's Princess Tsuguko of Takamado to visit Sri Lanka


Princess of Takamado, the eldest daughter of Japanese Prince Takamado will arrive in Sri Lanka on a four-day visit from August 19th to 23rd, the Embassy of Japan in Colombo said in a release.

The Princess is visiting Sri Lanka on an invitation extended by President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa during their visit to Japan in March this year.

During her stay in the island Princess Tsuguko will visit the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy and the Sri Maha Bodhi at Anuradhapura. She will also meet with the Diyawadana Nilame (custodian) of the Sri Dalada Maligawa Nilanga Dela Bandara and will have the opportunity to view the Sri Dalada Perahara.

She will also pay a courtesy call on President Rajapaksa at the President's House in Kandy.

The Princess, presently working at the Japan Committee for UNICEF, will tour some of the UNESCO World Heritage sites and other sites of historical importance in Sri Lanka, the botanical gardens at Peradeniya and engage in a tour of a National Park to view elephants prior to her departure on 23rd August.





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