Funeral of the late Napane Pemasiri Maha Thera will be held tomorrow

Saturday, 21 November 2020 - 19:18

The funeral of the late Most Ven. Napane Pemasiri Thero, the chief prelate of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya will be held with full state honors tomorrow (22).

It will be at the Kundasale Bandaranaike National School Stadium.

Meanwhile, the Committee of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Mahanikaya will meet tomorrow at 8.30 am to elect the next Chief Prelate of the Ramanna Nikaya.

Venerable Dimbulkumbure Wimaladhamma Thero, Anunayake of the Malwatta Chapter stated that the most venerable Napane Pemasiri Thero, was a great leader of the Ramanna Maha Nikaya, and has rendered a great service to the country as a religious leader.

His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, Archbishop of Colombo also paid his last respects to the late Thero.

Meanwhile, the Leader of the United National Party and former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe paid his last respects to the most ven. Napane Pemasiri Thero this morning (21).

Former President Maithripala Sirisena had also arrived today to pay his last respects to the late Chief Prelate.

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