The Central Cultural Fund and the Ministry of Higher Education and Cultural Affairs organized a pirith ceremony in honor of Sri Lanka’s past monarchs who contributed in upholding the glory and wealth of the country, starting from Prince Vijaya to the current president HE Mr.Maitripala Sirisena, and give blessings to all Sri Lankans. This pirith ceremony was held on the night of 23rd September 2018 at the Ruwanwaliseya premises. The next day was followed by an alms giving for hundred Buddhist monks.