President Maithripala today (29) attended several development programmes in Polonnaruwa.
As the first event of the series of programmes, President handed over new Dhamma School building constructed under “Pibidemu Polonnaruwa” at Kanichchagala Sri Sambodhi Vihara in Weheragala.
The Chief Incumbent Ven. Ellande Sugathasiri Thero and Maha Sanga in the area, Governor of the North Central Province Sarath Ekanayake, Mayor of Polonnaruwa Chanaka Sidath Ranasinghe were present on the occasion.
President also joined the occasion to vest the new monastery constructed at a cost of Rs. 3.5 million under “Pibidemu Polonnaruwa” programme at Sri Saddarmaloka Vihara in Galeliya with Maha Sanga.
The Chief Incumbent Ven. Thannalande Upali Thero and Maha Sanga was present.
The new monastery built at Weheregala Mahasen Raja Maha Viharaya was also handed over to Maha Sanga by President.
President also participated in the distribution of books to school libraries in the district and houses to low income families.
The Chief Incumbent Ven. Akbopura Naradha Thero and Maha Sanga were present on the occasion.