Religious programmes are being organized countrywide to mark the 2600th Sambuddhatva Jayanthi.
The Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council took the initiative of implementing a programme to donate Dhamma books to every State and Provincial state official. The event was organized under the patronage of Provincial Governor W.J.M. Lokubandara and Chief Minister Mahipala Herath.
A special discussion on the Tissamaharama Wesak Zone commemorating the Sambuddhatva Jayanthi was held at the Mahanaga Mandiraya in Hambantota. Present on the occasion was the Chief incumbent of the Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihare and Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa.