Prime minister D.M. Jayaratne has been appointed as the Co-Chairman of the Sambuddha Jayanthi Presidential Operations Committee.
The appointment has been made by the President. The Chairman of the Committee is the Anunayake of the Malwatta Chapter the Ven. Niyangoda Vijitha thera.
Arrangemetns have been made to celebrate the Sambuddha Jayanthi based on a 20 pronged programme. Measures are being taken to seek the participation of the public and to hold a Buddhist Congress.