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State honours for Prelate’s funeral

Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said the final rites of the Chief Incumbent of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya Aggamaha Panditha Napane Pemasiri Mahanayake Thera will be conducted with state honours while adhering to quarantine instructions by health authorities.

The final rites of the Mahanayaka Thera will be attended by the President, the Prime Minister, Ministers and MPs and dignitories.

The final rites will take place on Sunday 22nd at 1.00 pm at the Warapitiya Bandaranaike National School Grounds. The remains of the Mahanayake Thera will be taken in a procession from the Hurikaduwa Sri Vidyasagar Sari Pirivena Moola Maha Viharaya of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya to the grounds.