A handing over ceremony of sacred Bo saplings was held at the Nyaungdone Monastery on December by 90 member Sri Lankan pilgrimage group led by the chief monk Rev. Assaji Thero. Bo sapling that was brought by the group was presented to the Chief Syadaw Bhadantha Thawbana of the Nyaungdone Monastery by Nirmala Paranavitana, Charge d ‘ Affairs of the Embassy of Sri Lanka. Myanmar monks from other monasteries in Yangon and devotees of the Monastery and the staff of the Embassy were also present at the ceremony. (Courtesy : Ministry of External Affairs )
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Yehiya-Doha Tuesday, 14 December 2010 12:33 PM
Mayanmar is good friend to us.
Cobra Tuesday, 14 December 2010 12:57 PM
Wrong, Yahiya. We, are their good friend and are trying hard to emulate them!!
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