Kundapur, Nov 21, 2017: Srilanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived at the famous Kollur Shree Mookambika Shrine at 11 am to offer special pooja to the Goddess. The Srilanka PM was accompanied by his wife Dr Maithri Wickremesinghe.
The Srilanka Prime Minister who first arrived at the Mangaluru International Airport left for Kollur in a special helicopter of the Airforce which landed at the Areshiroor Helipad at 10.30 am. From there he travelled by car to reach the shrine.
The Srilanka Prime Minister was accorded a traditional welcome at the entrance of the shrine by the temple authorities.
Udupi Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis, SP Dr Sanjeeva Patil and others were also present.
Heavy security arrangements were made in the temple town ahead of the visit of the Srilankan Prime Minister. All shops leading to the shrine had also been asked to shut down.