Asgiri Chief Prelate reveals about a high ranking army officer who deprives religious rights
Monday, 19 October 2015 - 13:40
Minister Mahinda Samarasingha paid a courtesy call on the Chief Prelates of the Asgiriya and Malwathu Chapters today after paying homage to the Temple of the tooth relic.
Chief Prelate of the Asgiri Chapter most venerable Galagama Sri Aththadassi thero revealed about an incident where a high ranking army officer deprives other offices religious rights.
The Chief Prelate also stated that this particular army officer does not give leave to officers serving under him.
The Chief Prelate advised Minister Samarasingha to notify the Defence secretary regarding the incident.
Chief Prelate of the Malwathu Chapter Thibatuwawe Sri Sumangala thero queried Minister Samarasingha about the report adopted in the UN human rights council in favour of Sri lanka.
Minister Samarasingha pointed out that Sri Lanka has an opportunity to achieve true reconciliation.
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