Prime Minister D.M.Jayaratne has said that a religious resurgence should be created in every part of the country in parallel to the 2600th Sambuddha Jayanthi.
The Prime Minister extended an invitation to all politicos, irrespective of their party differences to join in bringing about a religious reawakening in the entire country. He referred to plans drawn up for implementation at the regional and district level in this respect.
The Prime Minister was speaking at the handing over the Act of Appointment to the Mahanayake of the Vanawasi Chapter, the Most Ven. Pasgoda Jinawansa thera. The Act of Appointment was presented to the Head of the Vanavasi Sangha Headquarters, the Ven. Mahakande Ratanapala thera. The 24th Anniversary Commemoration of the Mahanayake, the Most Ven. Wathuruwila Sri Gnanananda thera, the founder of the Wanavasi Nikaya was also held in parallel to this event. Minister Piyasena Gamage was among the gathering present.