Ifthar at Mahabodhi Headquarters today
With a view of promoting inter - religious harmony and cooperation,
thousands of Muslims will gather at the Mahabodhi Headquarters in
Maligakanda this evening for Ifthar (break fast).
This event is organized by former Speaker M.H. Mohamed under the
auspices of Ven Prof. Kamburugamuwe Vajira Thera and Ven Banagala
Kalashuri Edwin Ariyadasa said the event is very significant, as
Muslims are used to going to their religious places of worship to break
fast during the month of Ramadan.
A Dhamma discussion in English on the topic ‘Buddhist meditation - in
theory and practice’ by Ven. Olande Ananda Thera (Pagoda Meditation
Centre) organized by Siri Vajirayasdayaka Samithiya Bambalapitiya will
be held at the Vajirama Temple library building on 8 from 7 pm to 8 pm
at Vajira Road, Bambalapitiya, Colombo 4.Further details on telephone
Nos. 259 2140, 0714-765774.
The American Center in celebration of International Youth Day
presents a public lecture on Youth activism and ‘Reconciliation’ in Sri
Lanka on August 9 at 4. 30 pm at the American Center Auditorium.
The speaker will be Jaffna University Department of Law lecturer
Attorney-at-Law Kumaravadivel Guruparan.
The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and
Strategic Studies Presents a public lecture on Poland’s Political and
Economic Transformation In the Context of Transition in Central and
Eastern Europe on August 10 from 5pm onwards.
Under Secretary of State for Oriental Policy of Poland Jerzy
Pomianiwsky will deliver a lecture which will be followed by the signing
of a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between the Polish
Institute of International Affairs (PISM) and Lakshman Kadirgamar
Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS).
Padya Sahithya, a literary book will be launched at a ceremony by the
Cultural Affairs and Arts Ministry and State Literary Sub Board and with
the patronage of Cultural Affairs and Arts Minister T B Ekanayake at the
Public Library Services Board today at 3.00pm.
Prof Calo Fonseka, Prof Ananda Tissa Kumara, Prof Samantha Herath,
Thilakarathna Kuruvita Bandara, Buddhadasa Galappaththi and Sunil
Gunawardana will participate at the discussion, along with the book
An eight year old girl died after falling into an unprotected well
near her house at Samayapuram, Vavuniya on Sunday.
The girl who went missing for some times was found in the well by the
neighbors who took her out. L Vidusalani of Vavuniya was rushed to
She was confirmed dead on admission.
Estate pre school to be reconstructed
Measures are being taken by the Ambagamuwa Divisional Secretariat to
reconstruct the pre-school at Wanaraja Estate Dickoya in the Ambagamuwa
Divisional Secretariat Division in the Nuwara Eliya district.
Rs 200,000 has been allocated.