The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Karachi in association with the Sri Lankan Community in Karachi conducted a Vesak Day religious programme at the Consulate General on 05th May 2023.
The Vesak Programme were presided by Venerable Katuwana Vijithawansa Thero and Rajakiya Panditha Medabedde Piyananda Thero from Sri Lankaramaya Temple Daegu City in Korea over virtual mode.
The programme included Buddha Vandana, Dhamma Deshana, serving Sri Lankan traditional foods (Vesak Dansela) and Vesak Bathigee.
The Consulate General was decorated with Vesak lanterns, Buddhist flags and lights.
The Consul General Jagath Abeywarna expressed his gratitude to the participants which represented all Sri Lankan religious communities and Pakistan nationals for gathering to celebrate the Vesak Festival.