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Russia also to commemorate Sambuddhatva Jayanthi

Apr 12, 2011 7:58:08 AM - itnnews.lk

Russia has also announced that it will be commemorating the 2600th Sambuddhatva Jayanthi.

Russia said that it has drawn up plans to commemorate the event organizing many programmes. This was mentioned by Russia’s Ambassador to Sri Lanka Vladimir Mikhailov when he called on Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne.  He disclosed that many representatives of Buddhist Organisations in his country are prepared to participate in the International Buddhist Conference slated to be held in Sri Lanka to mark the Sambuddhatva Jayanthi.  He further announced Russia’s desire to contribute to the development of Religious Centres in Sri Lanka.