Religious leaders praise govt’s initiatives for peace & reconciliation


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A group of representatives of the World Alliance of Religions‘ Peace Summit met President Maithripala Sirisena today (Oct. 21) at the Official Residence of the President.

The representatives commended the program carried out by the new government led by President Sirisena to build peace and reconciliation in Sri Lanka and extended their best wishes for the success of the program.

 

The President emphasized that there must not be any room for a war again in Sri Lanka, where the nation suffered from a three-decade war. “Assistance from all religious leaders is essential to accomplish the program carried out by the government to build peace and reconciliation among different communities in Sri Lanka”, he said.

 

He also pointed out that intervention of religious leaders on behalf of Sri Lanka at international level is necessary.

 

Ven Dr Bellanwila Vimalarathana Thero, Ven. Brahmanawaththe Seewali Thero and other religious leaders participated on this occasion.

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