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Development of places of religious worship will continue – PM

Dec 29, 2010 3:27:36 AM - itnnews.lk

Prime Minister has pointed out that the Government’s prime aim was to continue unabated the National Programme of developing places of religious worship.

The Prime Minister made this reference during a visit to the Jaffna city to inquire into activities of several places of worship. He said priority would be given next year to improve Vihares in the North and East as well as Hindu, Islam and Catholic religious centres. The Prime Minister visited the Nallur Kovil in Jaffna and participated in religious observances. Thereafter he attended a discussion of religious activities of the region at the Mangala Maha Vihara in Jaffna. Many devotees from the South visit places of religious worship in Jaffna. The Prime Minister opined that the attention of the Government has been drawn to improving infrastructure of religious centres.