Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne has said that the programme to develop temples in the villages that faced terrorist threats will be accelerated.
The Prime Minister made this observation at the inauguration of the conservation work of the Hadagala-kanda Purana Gal-len Vihare in Medawachchiya. Terrorism that prevailed for three decades had affected normal life and also places of worship. The Prime Minister said that in addition to the villages, the places of worship will also be developed. Minister Tissa Karalliyedda was among those present on the occasion.