The ceremonial enshrining of the Sacred Relics in Mahaweli Maha Seya will take place on Monday, March 17.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa worshiped the Sacred Relics which are to be ceremonially enshrined in the newly built Mahaweli Maha Seya in Kadadora, Kothmale and handed over the Sacred Relics to Minister Naveen Dissanayake at Temple Trees.
The construction of the Stupa which commenced in 1983 under a concept of former Mahaweli Minister late Gamini Dissanayake came to a complete halt in 1994 with his demise. But later when the Minister of Public Management Reforms Naveen Dissanayake became the President of the Mahaweli Cultural Foundation Trust, he continued with the construction work with the blessings of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. and now 90 percent of the work has been completed. It would be opened in September.