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President calls on new Chief Prelate of Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa called on the newly appointed Chief Prelate of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya, Most Ven. Makulewe Wimala Nayaka Thera and received the Chief Prelate’s blessings. Picture courtesy President’s Media Division
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa called on the newly appointed Chief Prelate of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya, Most Ven. Makulewe Wimala Nayaka Thera and received the Chief Prelate’s blessings. Picture courtesy President’s Media Division

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa called on the newly appointed Chief Prelate of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya, Most Ven. Makulewe Wimala Nayaka Thera yesterday.

The President who visited the Vidyawasa Pirivena in Minioluwa, Mirigama where the Nayaka Thera resides extended his best wishes to the newly appointed Chief Prelate.

Appreciating the unparalleled service rendered by the Ramanna Maha Nikaya for the Sambuddha Sasana and to the Nation, President Rajapaksa said that he and the Government would extend their fullest support to continue this endeavour. The President also wished the prelate good health and a long life and signed the guest book with a special note. The Nayake Thera chanting Seth Pirith invoked blessings on President Rajapaksa. The Anu Nayake of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya, Most Venerable Nedagamuwe Vijaya Maithri Thera, and several other members of the Maha Sangha and Member of Parliament Kokila Gunawardena were present.