Commemoration programmes are being held countrywide to commemorate the 2600th Sambuddhatwa Jayanthi.
Several programmes to appraise the Maha Sangha and the entire nation with regard to the Sambuddhatwa Jayanthi are now being mooted centering many districts. One such programme was held at the Galle Town Hall. It was presided by the Ven. Beligalle Pangnaratana Thera, the Chief Adhikarana Sanghanayake of the Galle region. Many resolutions related to appraising the locals and foreigners on directing attention of school children towards the Buddha Dhamma were presented. Members of the Maha Sangha representing the Galle District were present on this occasion.