Accompanied by his wife Jayanthi Pushpa Kumari and other family members and Lankan officials, Sirisena would land at Renigunta airport 20 km from here from Hyderabad at noon on April 16 and reach the hills by road.
After an overnight stay at the TTD guest house on the hills, he would take part in the 'Suprabhatha' ritual (the recitation of Sanskrit hymns by priests to wake the Lord) in the early hours on April 17, a temple official told PTI.
After offering prayers at the ancient hill temple, Sirisena would fly to Bangalore, the official said, adding that it would be his third visit to the shrine as President of Lanka
Earlier, he had visited the holy hills in August 2016 and February 2015.
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