The president says he will encourage that monks develop their intellects

Monday, 22 February 2016 - 19:31

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President Maithripala Sirisena says that steps will be taken to further facilitate the Bhikku educational sector to enable monks to become true scholars.

He stated this during the ceremonial opening of a four story building that will be utilised as a Library for the Anuradhapura Bhikku University this afternoon.

The President further said that this project will popularize Sri Lanka as a Center which propagates Buddhist Philosophy throughout the world.