As per a media report, Sirisena along with First Lady Jayanthi Sirisena on Saturday lit a hearth to mark the auspicious occasion.
They were also joined by their immediate family members.
The President, later, planted a Beli sapling at his official residence and conducted some traditional transactions at the event.
The event was attended by various parliamentarians. Further, a group of artists visited the President's residence to greet Sirisena on the New Year.