The Thripitakaya to be declared a National Heritage.

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Minister of Buddha Sasana: Gamini Jayawickrema Perera says, an Act will be passed in Parliament, to protect the Thripitakaya. He disclosed this move, speaking at a media briefing held in Colombo today, to announce of the ceremony to be held at the Matale Aluviharaya next Saturday, to declare the Thripitakaya a National Heritage.

Joining in the media briefing, Secretary to the President: Udaya Seneviratne said, the task of preserving the pure philosophy of Buddhism and taking it across the borders to the international community, begins with declaring the Thripitakaya a National Heritage.

Also joining in the media briefing, Prelate of the Maligakanda Vidyodaya Pirivena: Venerable Balangoda Sobitha Thera said, this move is extremely praiseworthy, to rectify distorted sentiments on Buddhism, and preserve the philosophy.

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