Measures are being taken to provide all facilities needed by pilgrims arriving at the Mihintale Sacred Area before the next Poson.
Minister S.M. Chandrasena said action was being initiated to fulfill all requirements of the Mihintale Sacred Area at the behest of the President. The Minister was speaking at the Aloka Pooja held near the Mihintale Chaitya. The President has directed special attention on developing sacred areas. Public support is solicited in this respect. The Minister revealed of plans drawn up to hold the Anubudu Mihindu Jayanthi National Festival next year under the patronage of the President.