Reconstruction of the “Ran Ayudha Mandapaya” of the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy gets underway.
The “Ran Ayudha Mandapaya” suffered minor damages when the LTTE launched an attack on the Sri Dalada Maligawa. Its reconstruction commenced with the participation of Minister Wimal Weerawansa. The Ministry of Housing, Construction and Engineering Services is due to provide the required grants. The Diyawadana Nilame Pradeep Nilanga Dela presented mementos to the Minister and some Ministry officials for getting involved in this work.
Meanwhile, Minister Wimal Weerawansa paid a courtesy call on the Mahanayake of the Asgiriya Chapter, the Most Ven. Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha Thera. The prelate appreciated the Jana Sevana one million houses project and the “Sasunata Sevana” programme mooted for the improvement of Buddhist Viharea under the Ministry of Housing Construction and engineering Services.