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Buddhists geared to commemorate Poson

Jun 24, 2010 5:04:38 AM - itnnews.lk

Buddhists are making preparations to commemorate the Poson Festival on a grand scale based on the 2600th Sambuddha Jayanthi.

Our representatives say that hundreds of thousands of devotees have already thronged Anuradhapura and Mihintale. Measures have been taken to provide them all required facilitates.

At a special meeting yesterday, President Rajapaksa has advised the officials to give priority to the devotees in making decisions. Arrangements are underway to provide them food and water. Garbage disposal and sanitary facilities have also been arranged.