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Saturday, 10 October 2015 - 8:15
A special discussion at Asgiri Viharaya to reach a final decision on a Bhikku Summit
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A special discussion will be held today with regard to the Draft Bill on enacting a Theravada Buddhist Summit to safeguard Buddhism.

Minister of Justice and Buddhist Affairs Wijayadasa Rajapaksa stated that the discussion will be held at the Asgiri Maha Viharaya with the participation of the Maha Nayaka Thera’s and other members of the Sangha.

This draft bill focuses on the behaviour, discipline, rights of incumbents Thera’s and suspension of Bhikku status.

Upon reaching a consensus the draft bill is to be presented to Parliament.
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