Sambuddhathva Jayanthi Committee presents plan to President
The 2,600th Sambuddhathva Jayanthi steering committee has presented a
10-year-plan to President Mahinda Rajapaksa which consists of four
sectors to build ethical values in the country.
This 10-year-plan will be activated from Vesak Full Moon Poya 2012.
The four main sectors are how to develop the Buddha Sasanaya, how to
develop ethics in people, Dhamma education and media contribution for
building a disciplined society.
Sambuddhathva Jayanthi steering committee member Most Ven Diviyagaha
Yasassi Thera told the Daily News under the title 'how to develop the
Buddha Sasanaya,' eight main subjects will be discussed.
Five sectors will be discussed under the title 'How to develop ethics
three sectors under the title of Dhamma education and two main
sectors on the contribution of the media to the committee.
The Thera emphasized that the contribution of the media is very
important to build up a moral country. Therefore, the Buddhsasana and
Religious Affairs Ministry, the Media Ministry with the participation of
the Cultural and Arts Affairs Ministry will launch these programmes.