President Maithripala Sirisena and his wife Jayathi paid a viist to historical Nagadeepa Raja Maha Viharaya in the Jaffna Peninsula and performed worship on April 17.
He offered Ata Pirikara to the Chief Incumbent of the temple Ven. Navandagala Padumakiththithissa Thero. Chief Incumbent of the Ruwanveli Maha Seya Ven. Pallegama Hemarathana Thero was also present. Thereafter , they visited Sri Naga Pusani Amman Kovil and participated in the Hindu religious activities.