WFB Grand Medal of Honour presented to President
Nov 16, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
The World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB) Grand Medal of Honour was presented to President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday during the closing ceremony of the 60th anniversary celebrations of the WFB, held at the Sugathadasa Stadium.
The medal was presented in recognition of the President’s sustained contribution to the Buddhist cause, its role in founding the organization and efforts at propagating Buddhist unity.
In addition the WFB complemented the dawn of peace in the country.
The WFB yesterday concluded its 25th General Conference and 60th Anniversary celebrations which began on November 14 amidst a colorful cultural event depicting Buddhist culture and its significant moments.