President Maithripala Sirisena graced the second commemoration of Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera held at the Ape Gama premises on Wednesday, Nov 8.
He laid the foundation stone for the memorial of Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera, which is to be constructed at the Parliament roundabout.
Mahanyake of Kotte Sri Kalyani Sri Samagri Dhamma Maha Sangha Sabha Most Ven. Ittepane Dhammalankara Thera, Peliyagoda Vidyalankara Pirivena Chief Incumbent Ven. Dr. Welamitiyawe Kusaladhamma Thera, Sri Jayawardenapura University Chancellor Ven. Bellanwila Wimalarathana Thera, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera Commemoration Committee Chairman Ravi Jayawardena were also present.