President Maithripala Sirisena today (May 29) participated in a religious ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of Mahamevuna Bawana Asapuwa, Kundasale, Kandy built according to a concept of Ven. Kiribathgoda Kgananananda Thero.
In 2005, President Maithripala Sirisena, then as the Minister of Mahaweli Development donated five acres of land in Kundasale to build this Mahamevuna Bawana Asapuwa.
The President participated in religious observance at the Mahamevuna Asapuwa and obtained blessings.
Later, the President hand over the title deed to the land to the Maha Nayaka of the Sri Lanka Amarapura Maha Nikaya most Venerable Dodampahala Sri Chandrasiri Thero.
A Souvenir titled “Dasa Wasaraka Punarawalokanaya,” written by Venerable Nalande Pawara Thero was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena.