The Asgiriya Mahanayake has referred to the importance of the contribution of the Army to the development process in the North and East.
The Most Ven. Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha thera emphasized this to the Army Chief Lt. Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya who called on the Prelate. The Mahanayake appreciated the initiatives taken by the Armed Forces to assist in the resettlement of the displaced civilians, providing them all necessary facilities.
The Army Commander also paid a courtesy call on the Malwatte Mahanayake, the most Ven. Thibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala thera this morning and secured his blessings.