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The President hands over funds to 36 temples

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 15, 2019 19:16

The President hands over funds to 36 temples

President Maithripala Sirisena handed over financial grants to 36 Buddhist temples to implement development projects.
The grants were handed over at the President’s Office.

The funds have been allocated from the Buddhist Revival Trust. The initiative was commenced in year 2016 and more than 600 million rupees has been disbursed among Buddhist temples countrywide. Labour and technical assistance of the Tri-forces and Civil Security Department are also given to the Buddhist temples to carry out the activities. Land deeds have also been given to some sacred places where their land demarcations are not clear.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 15, 2019 19:16