Visit of Director General, UNESCO, to Sri Dalada Maligawa..
While Madam Irina Bokova, Director General of United Nations scientific and cultural organization, paid a visit to Sri Dalada Maligawa, yesterday (15/08/2016).
She made an official visit to Sri Lanka on an invitation by Sri Lankan government. She was warmly welcome by Hon. Sarath Eakanayake,Chief Minister of Central Province and the officials of the Sri Dalada Maligawa, Foreign Affairs Division.
After the warm welcome by Hon. Diyawadana Nilame of Sri Dalada Maligawa, she singed the signature book maintained for special guestsat Diyawadana Nilames’s office While Diyawadana Nilame presented a memento to the UNESCO Director she made a visit to World Buddhist Museum where she had the opportunity to exchange a few views with the media officers.
The UNESCO Director General will be in Sri Lanka from 14th to 17th on a special program.