Maha Nayake of the Asgiriya Chapter Most Venerable Udugama Buddharakkitha Thero said that President Mahinda Rajapaksa is the only leader at present capable of establishing a righteous society in Sri Lanka. “No one can deny this reality,” he said.
The Mahanayake Thero made this observation at the historical Sri Rama Vihara Temple in Udawattakele yesterday (August 10). The President declared open the newly renovated Sanghawasa building at this Temple.
Ven Buddharakkitha Mahanayake Thero said that the President is showing significant interest in developing the country. All members of the cabinet and the public officials should extend their utmost support to make the President's attempt a success. He pointed out that all the people should extend support to the government to provide concessions to the drought stricken people in the country.
The President opened the newly renovated Vihara Mandiraya and Awasageya of the ancient Sri Rama Viharaya, at Udawatta Kela, Kandy. The renovation has been done with allocations made by the Central Cultural Fund.