India's Foreign Secretary visits historic Buddhist shrine Sri Dalada Maligawa

    04-Oct-2021   
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Colombo: Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla visited the historic Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, the foremost shrine of Sri Lanka's Buddhist majority in Kandy city. He prayed for the well-being and prosperity of the Indian and Sri Lankan people and for reinforcing their centuries-old bonds.
 
India's Foreign Secretary 
 
Shringla arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday on a four-day visit during which he will meet the top leadership, including President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, and review the bilateral ties between India and the island nation. Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in the country's Central Province is a world-renowned place of worship, where the left Canine tooth of Gautama Buddha is enshrined.
 
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