Modi confirms visit to Sri Lanka in May for Vesak

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has confirmed he will visit Sri Lanka next month to take part in the celebrations marking the UN ‘Vesak Day’, the most important in the Buddhist calendar, the Press Trust of India reported.

Prime Minister Modi will make his second visit to Sri Lanka in the second week of May, Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said.

During his visit, he will take part in the UN ‘Vesak Day’ celebrations to be held here from May 12 to 14.

“The Indian Prime Minister has confirmed his visit,” Rajapakshe told reporters.

Modi had also visited the country in 2015.

The ‘International Day of Vesak’ will be hosted by the Buddhist-majority country and the commemorations here will include an International Buddhist Conference in which over 400 delegates from more than 100 countries will participate.

Vesak is the most important day in the Buddhist calendar.

It commemorates Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and passing away. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. By and large that Indian Primer Modi-BJP want to be which Sri Lanka turn into Indian model of new colony .

    1 Change Sri Lankan Ruling Party suited Indian National interest’.

    2 Indian govt. want give North for Tamil separate regime.

    3 Modi want give separate administration for Muslims in Eastern province.

    4 Govt. of Indian want free of charge to acquire Trincomalee Oil Farm Tanks of 101 that including 12.

    5 Indian origin- Tamils living in Upcountry give more power pressure by Modi govt.

    These are core issues Modi-tour want to push for the govt. of Ruling Party in power of Ranil W… MS-President and CBK of Neo-SLFP alliances gain during by his visit to Sri lanka…..near future .

    How can that Hindus Extremism of Modi-BJP of RSS which want to promoted Buddhism in Sri Lanka?

    That is another myth of religion- political nexus of Republic of India’s ” Democracy”!!!

    The Idea of India is not a “democracy” that is new type of experimental colonialism by the Monsoon politics by Modi’s -BJP?

    The Modi -BJP govt. want to Trincomalee Port for Strategic purposed of that Indian’s national security for the best interest of domination of Indian Ocean.

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