The International Day of Vesak was celebrated in New York on 17th May 2019 with an almsgiving to priests at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations and an official celebration at the General Assembly of the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Global terrorism struck Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in an inhuman manner. Investigations by our security forces are progressing rapidly and successfully. We have been able to apprehend most of the perpetrators. Our security forces managed to bring the situation under control.