All measure are being taken to promote water supply to the Buddhist temples during the Sambuddhatva Jayanthi.
Minister Dinesh Gunawardena said that it will be carried out in addition to deducting 75% off the water bills of the temples during the Wesak month. The Minister expressed these views while addressing the media personnel in Kandy yesterday. The Minister said that water connections will be provided for pipelines in temples free of charge. He said that pipelines that are not in working condition at the temples will also be renovated by the National Water Supply and Drainage Board. The work will be carried out in 24 districts.