Heritage

Sri Lanka is home to one of the oldest civilizations in the world and its documented history goes back more than 2500 years. Due to this rich heritage the Island nation has become one of the most attractive tourism destinations in the world. Ruins of well planned ancient cities, majestic palaces, expansive reservoirs, stunning temples, lush gardens, amazing monuments and works of Art are all characteristic of the glorious and rich heritage of our past.

The cultural heritage of the country is mostly a record of the progress of Buddhism. Sri Lanka’s richest archaeological heritage sites are located within the famous cultural triangle which links the ancient capitals of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Kandy, with Sigiriya in the center. Buddhist Kingdoms flourished within the influence of Theravada Buddhism and Sinhalese culture spread far and wide.

Of the 8 UNESCO world heritage sites in Sri Lanka, 6 are archaelogical sites and they are the (i) sacred city of Anuradhapura, (ii) the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, (iii) the rock fortress of Sigiriya, (iv) the golden rock temple of Dambulla, (v) the sacred city of Kandy and (vi) the Galle Fort located in the South of the Country.

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“STABILITY PEACE AND EXECUTIVE PRESIDENCY”

Political Stability and Peace are one of the main ingredients to attract investors, improve tourism development and prosperity of a Nation.

Compassionate justice for peace, prosperity and development

Justice is a concept of moral righteousness based on ethics, nationality, law, natural law, religion , equality along with the punishment of the breach of the commitment.

Regime Change

In the world family the Governments change either democratically or violently. In the past violent changes of governments have taken place more often.

Towards Wonder of Asia with Regional and World Peace

Sri Lanka is a senior member of the world family maintaining high standards of Human Rights on international standards which is not an alien system to us. Our culture is based on amity, goodwill and loving kindness.

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