The funeral of  Most Venerable Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Nayaka Thero will be conducted on a full state  sponsorship 

Share Button

 

Most Venerable Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Nayaka Thero, Custodian and Chief Priest of Maha Bodhi, and Atamasthanadhipathi, has passed away at the age of 69. He had reportedly passed away while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo.

 

The government has decided to hold a state-sponsored funeral for Most Venerable Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Nayaka Thero, the Custodian & Chief Priest of Maha Bodhi and Atamasthanadhipathi of Anuradhapura, who passed away early this morning. Accordingly, President Ranil Wickremesinghe has appointed North-Central Province Governor Maheepala Herath and Minister of Minister of Buddhasasana, Religious & Cultural Affairs Vidura Wickramanayaka to coordinate the funeral arrangements.

 

 

Share Button

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Captcha loading...