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Maha Sangha views solicited for new Bill

May 31, 2010 12:11:03 PM - itnnews.lk

Views of members of the Maha Sangha are being entertained for a new Bill drafted on behalf of the upliftment of the standard of the Buddha Sasana.

Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne had a meeting with members of the three Nikayas at his office today. In addition to the Bill, discussions also centred on the establishment of a Sangha Council. Talks also dealt on several matters including the drafting of a Sangha Charter and amendment of the Vihare – Devalagam Ordinance. Under the new programme, it is planned to draft a bill within one month.