Unity among ethnicities will help defear separatist powers

Saturday, 04 May 2013 - 8:26


Chief Prelate of the Asgiri Chapter Venerable Udugama Sri Buddha Rakhitha Thero states that unity among ethnicities will aid in defeating separatist powers against the country.


The venerable Thero made this observation today when Minister of Plantation industries Mahinda Samarasinghe paid homage to him at the Temple of the Tooth.


Subsequent to his audience with the Chief Prelate of the Asgiri Chapter Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe expressed the following views to the media stating that although certain forces had attempted to portray religious discord within the country, those attempts were thwarted.