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Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 05.20 GMT
Conserved Abhayagiri Chaithya to be opened on 31st


The Abhayagiri Chaithya which has been conserved by the government will be opened for devotees on the Esala Full Moon Poya day.

The opening ceremony will be jointly presided by President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

According to the secretary to the Ministry of Cultural Affairs Mrs. H.D.S. Malkanthi the conservation works began at 1997 and completed at a cost of over Rs. 500 million with the effort and allocations of Central Cultural Fund.

In line with this opening, a special three days Pirith Chanting Ceremony will be held from 28th of this month.





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