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British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka James Dauris sends his best wishes for Vesak to the Buddhist community in Sri Lanka.
“I am delighted to extend my warmest wishes to everyone in Sri Lanka celebrating Vesak. The Buddha’s teachings of dignity, tolerance and respect for all continue to be as important today as they have always been, in Sri Lanka and in countries around the world. On this special celebration of the Buddha’s enlightenment, I wish everyone celebrating this important festival a blessed Vesak.”