State Vesak festival in Jaffna
By Dilini Madushanki
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has issued instructions to celebrate this year’s State Vesak festival at the Nagadeepa Rajamaha Viharaya in Jaffna.
Hindu, Christian and Muslim Affairs Departments, under the Ministry of Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs, will collaborate for this event.
PM Rajapaksa has informed Prof. Kapila Gunawardena, Secretary of Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs, to organise the festival, connecting 65 temples and 35 dhamma schools in the Northern and Eastern Provinces.
Details in relation to the matter were discussed at Temple Trees on Thursday (25).