Pakistan providing Buddhist sacred bone relics to Sri Lanka for exposition

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ISLAMABAD, May 18 (APP): Pakistan, in order to be part of
the most important annual Vesak Buddhist Festival falling on
May 21, is providing the most sacred bone relics of Lord Buddha to Sri Lanka for exposition throughout the country.

The exposition is being organized on the request of the
Sri Lankan government under the bilateral cooperation
agreement in the field of culture.

The relics will be arriving in Sri Lanka for an extended
period on the auspicious day of Vesak on May 21, 2016 and will be exhibited until Full Moon Poson Poya Day, according to a message recieved here from Colombo on Wednesday.