The US Ambassador for Sri Lanka, Michelle J. Sison met with the Mahanayaka of the Malwatu Chapter, Most Ven. Thibbetuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera this morning in order to extend her wishes for the Sinhala and Tamil New Year.
She engaged in extensive discussions with the Mahanayaka Thera regarding issues on religious disharmony in the country.
The Mahanayaka Thero told Ambassador Sison that inaccurate information regarding the country had been spread abroad.
The Venerable Thera stated that there are groups in every religion that tarnish the whole community adding that the actions of a few result in the conclusion that the entire public commit the same acts or condone them.
Sison expressed her respect for The Thera’s views and ensured that the US will continue to provide the support it has in the past to Sri Lanka.