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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Visit to Sri Lanka

 
narendraModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka to attend the biggest Buddhist festival 'Vesak Day' as its chief guest.



The 'International Day of Vesak' celebrations, to be held in Colombo from May 12 to 14, will include an International Buddhist Conference in which over 400 delegates from more than 85 countries will participate.



Vesak, the most important day in the Buddhist calendar, marks the commemoration of Lord Buddha's birth, enlightenment and passing away.



PM Modi had travelled to Sri Lanka in March, 2015.

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