On the request of the Ministry of Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs of Sri Lanka, the Maha Karuna Buddhist Society, Singapore donated 1000 robes as pirikara for the Maha Sangha who participated at the funeral ceremony of the Most Venerable Agga Maha Pandita Kotugoda Dhammawasa Thero, the Chief Prelate of the Amarapura Maha Nikaya, which was held on 25th of March 2021 in Sri Lanka.
The High Commission facilitated the sending of the consignment of 1,000 robes to Sri Lanka. SriLankan Airlines airlifted the cargo on gratis basis at the request of the High Commission. The High Commission wishes to express sincere appreciation to the Religious Advisor of the Maha Karuna Buddhist Society Venerable Dr. K. Gunaratana Thero, who took a lead in this initiative.
The High Commission also wishes to thank the Chairman of SriLankan Airlines Mr Ashok Pathirage, Regional Manager, SriLankan Airlines Mr Mohan Meegolle, and the Foreign Ministry of Sri Lanka for the excellent support extended towards this noble cause.
Sri Lanka High Commission