Representatives of the Inter University Buddhist Federation (IUBF) was to meet with the chief prelate of the Malwatte Chapter in Kandy this afternoon to inform about the alleged harassment of student monks by Higher Education Minister S.B. Dissanayake.
The IUBF states that the chief prelate would be informed about the issues faced by student monks and the suppression of university students including monks in universities by Minister Dissanayake.
Convener of the IUBF, Ven. Kamburupitiye Gnanissara Thero says that during today’s meeting, the IUBF representatives wouldalso speak about the mandatory leadership training programme in military camps formulated by the Ministry.
He said the future action to be taken by the Federation would be decided after the discussionnn with with Malwatte Mahanayake Thero.