Prime Minister blames Buddha Sasana Ministry officials
Officials of the Ministry of Buddha Sasana have come under heavy criticism from the Prime Minister over the delay in presenting 6 draft bills including the Vihara Devalagam act and the Bill for the protection of the Sasana.
The Ministry stated that Prime Minister D M Jayarathna who is also the Minister of Buddha Sasana had inquired from officials over the matter.
As per the Ministry all these 6 draft bills are for the welfare and protection of the Sasana and are to be approved in parliament.
The Ministry of the Buddha Sasana stated that even the Most Venerable Malwathu Thera had expressed dissatisfaction over the delay and hence this has been notified to the Ministry officials in writing by the Prime Minister.