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President plants a sapling at the auspicious time

President Maithripala Sirisena joined the ritual of planting a fruit sapling yesterday morning at the auspicious time 11.17 am in the presidential official residence.

The auspicious time to plant a sapling was 11.17 a. m.  yesterday, facing the East, suitably wearing a white dress was added to this Sinhala and Tamil New Year rituals.

President appealed to all Sri Lankans to plant a sapling or a seed at the auspicious time 11.17 a. m. today, thus fulfilling the individual responsibility for the sake of the future generation and sustenance of environment.


 

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