Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne has highly appreciated the contributions made by Buddhist monks to safeguard the Buddha Sasana.
The Prime Minister was speaking at a ceremony organized to present the Act of Appointment of the Anunayake of the Rangiri Dambulu Vihare Chapter of the Shyamopali Maha Nikaya to the Ven. Sri Embul Ambe Khemananda thera. The Chief incumbent of the Rangiri Dambulu Vihare the Ven. Inamaluwe Sumangala Thera and many members of the clergy and the laity were present at this function.