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Pre-Poya program
Pre-Poya program

The inaugural sermon of the year 2022 in the series of pre-Poya Dhamma sermons jointly organized by the Ministry of Buddha Sasana Religious and Cultural Affairs and the Department of Buddhist Affairs was delivered by Ven. Borella Kovida Thero today (2022.01.13) at the Ministry Auditorium.

Buduput Mapiya Harasara
Buduput Mapiya Harasara

The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding for the Buduput Mapiya Harasara Pooja Social Security Benefit Scheme was held on 04.01.2022 at the Ministry of Buddha Sasana Religious and Cultural Affairs with the participation of the Hon. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.

The agreement was signed by the Commissioner General of the Department of Buddhist Affairs Sunanda Kariyapperuma and the Chairman of the Ceylon Social Security Board Saman Hadaragama. These special pension scheme schemes are in operation for the parents of monks and nuns between the ages of 25 and 59 who have sacrificed their children for the Sambuddha Sasana for the security of their old age. The special feature of this pension scheme, which provides benefits to the Social Security Board, is that it is possible to adjust a monthly pension of any size even after the age of 60, depending on the needs of the contributors and various philanthropists.

Honorable Maha Sangha, Priests of other religions, State Minister Vidurawickramanayake, Secretary to the Ministry of Buddha Sasana Religious and Cultural Affairs Prof. Deshabandu Kapila Gunawardena and other government officials were present on the occasion.

Commencement of duties in the year 2022
Commencement of duties in the year 2022

All Officers of the Ministry of Buddha Sasana Religious and Cultural Affairs were sworn in today (03.01.2022) with the objective of building a prosperous country through efficient public service.

Prof. Deshabandu Kapila Gunawardena, Secretary to the Ministry of Buddha Sasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs and Sunanda Kariyapperuma, Commissioner General of Buddhist Affairs conveyed their congratulatory messages at the inauguration ceremony. Dr. Anwar Hamdani, Director, Technical Services, Ministry of Health, delivered a keynote address on the public service in adopting the most effective and hygienic practices in the face of the prevailing Covid 19 epidemic.

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Mr.Sunanda Kariyapperuma
Commissioner General Of Buddhist Affairs
Mr. K.P.Siribaddana
Additional Commissioner General
Mr. J.D.S.N.Jayakodi
Commissioner of Development
Mr. W.K.Liyanage
Commissioner (Daham Pasal)
Mr. K. D. S. K. Kuruppu
Commissioner of Vihara and Dewalagam
Mr. G. Chandrasena
Chief Internal Auditor
Mr. L.D.P.Fernando
Chief Accountant
Mrs.K.A.D.J.Wijewardhana
Deputy Commissioner (Admin)
Mrs. P.S.W.Hevage
Legal Officer