To benefit those unable to attend due to COVID-19 health regulations, the Centenary celebration’s proceedings will be live-streamed online from Maitreya Hall. The event’s Chief Guest will be Chief Meditation Master of Meethirigala Forest Monastery, Most Venerable Uda-Eriyagama Dhammajiva Thera, while the Guest of Honour will be Buddha Sasana Ministry’s Secretary Prof. Kapila Gunawardene.
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