Prime Minister Narendra Modi today participated in the International Vesak Day celebrations in the Sri Lankan capital, the biggest festival of Buddhists.
Modi, on his second visit to Sri Lanka in two years, was received by his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe at the venue amid traditional fanfare.
The prime minister, who is the chief guest at the event, lit lamps – a traditional practice. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Srisena was also present on the occasion.
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