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New Year customs and traditions closely tied to sustainable good practices – PM

PMThe ancient customs and traditions of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year are closely tied to sustainable good practices that preserve and respect the environment around us, says Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

 

Issuing a message for the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, he added that the New Year is also an occasion that strengthens ties between the Sinhalese and the Tamils.

Full text of Message is given below-:


Sinhala and Tamil New Year brings a message of prosperity and unity to the nation, acknowledging the role of the Sun in the agrarian society and its blessings towards a greater harvest.


It is also an occasion that strengthens ties between the Sinhalese and the Tamils, one that unites them and fosters a great degree of fellowship amidst shared customs and a reverence towards nature and its elements that are significant towards sustainable prosperity.


The ancient customs and traditions of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year are closely tied to sustainable good practices that preserve and respect the environment around us - they encourage the younger generation to share the same values and preserve them for posterity.


May all Sri Lankans enjoy a blessed and a prosperous Sinhala & Tamil New Year.


Ranil Wickremesinghe

Prime Minister

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