Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse has issued directives to celebrate the national Wesak Festival cenetred on the Nagadeepa Rajamaha Vihara in Jaffna. A discussion in this regard was held at the Temple trees yesterday with the ministry secretary professor Kapila Gunawardena. . This year’s national wesak festival will be organised together with other religions. 65 temples and 35 Dhamma Schools in the North and East are to be participated with the programme.
The Hindu, Christian and Muslim Affairs Departments under the ministry of Buddha Sasana Religious and Cultural Affairs will work together with the programme.