The President has felicitated Venerable Wattegama Dhammawasa Thera who has been appointed as the new Chief Sangha Nayaka of the Central Province.
Venerable Wattegama Dhammawasa Thera has been appointed by the Amarapura Maha Nikaya as the new Sangha Nayake of the Central Province and Australia. President Mahinda Rajapaksa presided over the felicitation ceremony. It was held at Temple Trees. A distinguished gathering including the Maha Sangha and Parliamentarians graced the occasion.