President Gotabaya Rajapaksa celebrated his 71st birthday yesterday (20 June) and spent the day engaging in religious observances in the scared city of Anuradhapura.  

He was joined by Mrs. Ayoma Rajapaksa ,Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and other members of his family and  well-wishers.

Here are some photograph of the day released by the President’s Media Division.

Birthday wishes from big brother PM Mahinda Rajapaksa 
Offering flowers to Lord Buddha with wife Ayoma 
Praying at the Sri Maha Bodhiya 
At the Ruwanveliseya 
On the way to make offerings 
An alms giving for Buddhist monks
Greeting well wishers who had gathered to wish him