APSL was invited to attend the Vesak Festival Inauguration Ceremony which at the Sri Lanka High Commission on the 26th May 2021. Due to current Government guidelines a handful of attendees were present at this ceremony. In her welcome speech HE Mrs Saroja Sirisena the importance of Vesak to Sri Lankans and various celebrations that take place around the world. Other invited guests included MP for Wimbledon Lord Ahmad of the Foreign Office, Chief Sangha Nayaka of Great Britain Ven. Bogoda Seelawimala, Dr Chit Win, Minister Counsellor for Embassy for Myanmar. High Commission staff included Deputy High Commissioner Mr Samantha Pathirana, Dr Lakmini Mendis, Minister Commercial amongst many others
APSL was represented by Mr Thushara Madurasinghe, President. We wish to thank the Sri Lanka High Commission staff for organising the event and inviting APSL to attend. Invitees for the event were treated by a session of ‘Bhakthi Geetha’ and Sri Lankan cuisine served at the ‘Dansala’ hosted by staff of the High Commission.