The Sri Lanka High Commission celebrated Deepavali with Sri Lankan Hindu community in Nairobi along with the staff of the Mission on Sunday 11th November 2018.
The High Commissioner, H.E. Sunil de Silva while welcoming the community members reiterated the importance of the festival and emphasized the need to respect each other’s religious and cultural beliefs.
This is the first time the High Commission had hosted Deepavali. The High Commissioner informed that the Mission will continue to celebrate important festivals of all communities. A Special Deepavali Pooja was conducted by Acharya Manish Kumar to bless all Sri Lankans. A Reception was held by the High Commissioner at the end of the ceremony.
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