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Chaithyas for 25 Vihares having less facilities

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By ITN News Editor June 22, 2018 19:16

Chaithyas for 25 Vihares having less facilities

Minister Sajith Premadasa today called on the Malwatte and Asgiriya Mahanayake Theras to apprise them of the programme of constructing Chaithyas for 25 Vihares having less facilities. This programmes is being undertaken parallel to the birth anniversary of former President Ranasinghe Premadasa.
A programme is being planned under the guidance of Minister of Housing and Construction Sajith Premadasa for the building of Chaithyas for 25 Vihares having less physical resources, parallel to the 94 Birth Anniversary of former President Ranasinghe Premadasa. The Minister called on the Mahanayake of the Asgiriya Chapter the Most Ven. Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Thera to brief him on this effort. During this meeting, the Minster discussed with the Mahanayake Thera the model village programme and current affairs.
At this meeting the senior Karaka Sangha Sabha member of the Asgiriya Chapter the Ven. Kumbukkadhanwala Punyarathana Thera elaborated to the Minister on three families living near the Vihare confronting severe economic difficulties.
Thereafter the Minister went to the Sri Dalada Maligawa and paid obeisance to the Sacred Tooth Relics. He later had a cordial discussion with the Diyawadana Nilame Pradeep Nilanga Dela. The Minister inspected the reconstruction work of the Ran Viyana of the Dalada Maligawa undertaken by the State Engineering Corporation.
The Minister later visited the Malwatte Maha Vihare and paid a courtesy call on the Mahanayake the Most Ven. Thibbotuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera.
The Malwatte Mahanayake presented a Buddha Statue to the Minister as a souvenir.
Following this discussion the Minister called on the Anunayake of the Malwatte Chapter the Ven. Niyangoda Vijithasiri Thera and received his blessings.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor June 22, 2018 19:16

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