The blessing ceremony was organized by the Sri Lanka Chinese Journalists’ Forum (SLCJF) under the guidance of Ven. Kirinde Assaji Thero of Hunupitiya Gangarama Viharaya.
The SLCJF , which states that the People's Republic of China and its people should be strengthened in this difficult time, has taken steps to bless the country with Buddhist rituals.
Governor of Western Province Seetha Arambepola, parliamentarian Udaya Gammanpila, Cultural Counselor at the embassy of People’s Republic of China Liu Dong and other officials of SLCJF were also present at the ceremony.
Corona virus cannot break China-Sri Lanka friendship - Nalin
Meanwhile, President of SLCJF , Nalin Aponsu says that China, which is fighting Corona outbreak, should be treated like a true brother.
"China has the strength to stand up to the challenge,and it was demonstrated in 2003 as well when SARS emerged" he said.
“China has always been a source of strength to Sri Lanka in the event of severe natural and manmade disasters such as tsunamis, floods, landslides, fears of war and terrorist bombings.”
Therefore, “we believe it is our time to be with China at this difficult time facing due to the outbreak of coronavirus”, he added.