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esalaCommemorating the lord Buddha's first sermon and the arrival of the Tooth Relic in Sri Lanka, the Esala Full Moon Poyaday is celebrated today by the Buddhists all around the world.

poson day 2017 6 8Poson is a festival celebrated in Sri Lanka on the full moon day in June. Poson Poya is noteworthy to Sri Lankan Buddhists as the day on which Emperor Asoka's son, Arahant Mahinda, introduced Buddhism to the island in the 3rd century B.C.

He news 2017 05 22 4The bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and Australia, which have been extremely cordial for the last seven decades have seen an upswing in recent years. The cooperation was extended to security sector with participation in military, air and especially naval exercises in the Indian and Pacific oceans and the two navies worked in close cooperation in combating human smuggling.

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