World lost a great religious leader: China

Saturday, 11 April 2015 - 8:37

Maha Naayaka Thera of the Malwathu Chapter Most Venerable Thibbatuwaawe Sri Sumangala Thera says that late Maha Naayaka Thera of the Asgiri Chapter Most Venerable Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha Thera was a great son of Buddhism who was humble and had a pure heart.

This was issuing a message of condolence over the demise of the Maha Naayaka Thera of the Asgiri Chapter.

Meanwhile, China issuing a statement of condolence said that the the demise of Maha Naayaka Thera of the Asgiri Chapter saw the world lose a great religious leader.

The Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka said that China lost a good friend.

Meanwhile the US Embassy in Sri Lanka issuing a statement said that the lifestyle of Maha Naayaka Thera of the Asgiri Chapter was respected even by US nationals.

Meanwhile, the funeral of the Maha Naayaka Thera of the Asgiri Chapter will be held at the Kandy Police grounds tomorrow.

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