Vaccinate the Maha Sangha: Ven. Dhammananda Thera
The Registrar of the Asgiriya Chapter Ven. Dr. Medagama Dhammananda Thera has requested the Government to take immediate steps to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to the Maha Sangha.
Speaking to the media at the Asgiriya Maha Viharaya today (16), Dhammananda Thera noted that a large number of monks throughout the country are currently suffering from the virus.
Dhammananda Thera further pointed out that the Ministry of Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs can take steps to vaccinate monks throughout the country as many work closely with the general public.