The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Pretoria as of late participated in the religious services to observe Wesak within the sight of Sri Lanka exile group, South African and Thai members. 

The High Commissioner, Sunil De Silva, in his welcome speech depicted the importance of Wesak and the all inclusive message of peace it conveys to all humanity, regardless of contrasts.

The religious exercises were directed by the Chief priest of Johannesburg Meditation Center Ven. Phra Kitsakol thero.