The Milad-Un-Nabi National Celebration was held under the patronage of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees last night (19th October).
The event was organized by the Department of Muslim Religious & Cultural Affairs of the Ministry of Buddha Sasana, Religious & Cultural Affairs.
A commemorative stamp and a first day cover for the National Milad-Un-Nabi Celebration-2021 were also issued. Hon. Dullas Alahapperuma- Minister of Mass Media, presented the commemorative stamp and the first day cover to the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister presented prizes and certificates to the students who won the competitions held to celebrate the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.
Hon. M .U. M. Ali Sabry- Minister of Justice, presented a souvenir to the Prime Minister.
Hon. Dullas Alahapperuma- Minister of Mass Media, Hon. M .U. M. Ali Sabry- Minister of Justice, Hon. Vidura Wickramanayaka- State Minister of National Heritage, Performing Arts and Rural Arts Promotion, Hon. Mr. A.J.M. Muzammil- Governor of the Uva Province, Members of Parliament Hon. Cader Mastan, Hon. Marjan Faleel, Hon. H. M. M. Harees, Hon. Ishak Rahuman, Hon. Nasir Ahmed, Hon. Ali Sabri Raheem, Mr. Jagath P. Wijeweera- Secretary to the Ministry of Mass Media, Mr. Ranjith Ariyaratne- Postmaster General and Mr. M.L.M. Anver Ali- Acting Director of the Department of Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs were also present at the occasion.