Buddha Sasana will be protected and nurtured :
President reassures religious freedom, harmony
PRESIDENT Mahinda Rajapakse assured the nation
from the Dalada Maligawa, Kandy yesterday that the Buddha Sasana
would be protected and nurtured while ensuring the safety of other
religious places of worship and people who practise all other
religions without discrimination.
Transition of Executive Office-Kumaratunga
begins new tradition
OUTGOING President Chandrika Bandaranaike
Kumaratunga had directed her Secretary, the three Armed Forces and
the Police some weeks ago to formulate a novel system of ceremonials
to welcome the new President.