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Thai Pongal Celebration - 18.01.2013

Under the auspices of Embassy of Sri Lanka the Sri Lankan Social Club in Muscat organized the Thai Pongal Celebration at the Embassy premises on 18th January 2013. It was commenced with traditional boiling of milk rice.

Around 250 Sri Lankan community members and the Embassy staff participated in the celebration. This calendar event of the Embassy was organized to encourage the solidarity and harmony among the Sri Lankan expatriate communities in Oman. Ambassador, who was the chief guest, emphasized the importance of the Thai Pongal celebrations as a means to promote unity and harmony among the Sri Lankans.

The celebration was concluded with serving a lunch to the participants.