Gopal Baglay visited Gangaramaya Temple and St Anthony’s Church in Colombo on Saturday.
Recently appointed Indian Significant Commissioner Gopal Baglay visited Gangaramaya Temple and St Anthony’s Church in Colombo on Saturday morning to pray to Lord Buddha for wellness, peace and prosperity of the individuals of Sri Lanka and India and their friendship and cooperation.
This was his very first movement from his official residence immediately after observing important health and fitness protocols because his arrival on May perhaps 8, on a special flight carrying a reward consignment of medicines and professional medical goods from India to Sri Lanka.
At the Temple, the High Commissioner was welcomed by Venerable Dr Kirinde Assaji Thero, who warmly recalled Key Minister Narendra Modi’s check out to the temple for the duration of the International Vesak Day Celebrations in 2017. He also confirmed the Significant Commissioner pictures of the sizeable go to displayed at a variety of well known destinations in the Temple.
Dr Kirinde Assaji Thero fondly recalled the time he used finding out in India and pointed out the great importance of this kind of ties the two countries share. The Significant Commissioner pressured the determination of India”s management to fortify multifaceted ties, specifically the historical and deep civilisational, religious and cultural bonds, with Sri Lanka.
Thereafter, the Superior Commissioner visited St. Anthony’s Church to pay out homage to the victims of final year’s Easter Sunday terrorist attack. Recalling Primary Minister Modi”s gesture of solidarity in traveling to Sri Lanka and the Church at the first chance right after the attacks, Baglay prayed for peace, basic safety and stability of the two international locations.
The administrator of the Church Rev. Father Jude Raj blessed the men and women of the two nations with health and fitness and joy. He also blessed the Higher Commissioner in his endeavor to foster ever closer friendship among the two neighbouring international locations.
“Reiterating solidarity expressed by leadership! On his initial early morning outside India House, Substantial Commissioner compensated homage to victims of #EasterSunday terrorist assaults at St. Anthony”s Church, frequented by PM Modi past 12 months in wake of the attacks,” the Indian Significant Fee wrote on its official Twitter web site.
“He recalled that PM Modi’s pay a visit to to the Church last year sent a sturdy signal of solidarity and guided even nearer cooperation for peace and security between #India and #SriLanka,” the Twitter thread included.
The High Commissioner reiterated India’s abiding commitment to producing even stronger all-round cooperation with Sri Lanka, like in the sphere of men and women-to-men and women relations.