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Obstacles to obtain elephants to peraheras to be removed

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 21, 2019 19:18

Obstacles to obtain elephants to peraheras to be removed

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed officials to remove obstacles pertaining to obtaining elephants for peraheras.
The Prime Minister has advised to scrap the legal barriers in connection with obtaining elephants for traditional peraheraswithin one week. The Premier has taken the measure in response to the request made by the maha sangha led by Chief Prelates and Basnayaka Nilames of the country. Meanwhile, steps have been taken to light-up the historical Mihintale sacred land around the clock. The cabinet paper in this regard was submitted by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Soon after the approval given by the cabinet of Ministers for the memorandum, LECO,a Company functions under the Ministry of Power and Energy will provide facilities to the Mihintale sacred land to carry out the project around-the-clock. The Ata-mas-thaana will also be introduced the same project sooner. Minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera says it is the first time in history, this type of project is implemented in the sacred areas.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 21, 2019 19:18