Akila ready to cooperate with temple authorities

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Conservation of Dambulla Cave Temple

By J.A.L. Jayasinghe

Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, who called on the Mahanayake Theras, yesterday agreed to cooperate with the Dambulla Rajamaha Vihara authorities when carrying out the conservation of murals and statues at the historic site.

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Earlier, he was on a collision course with Ven. Godagama Mangala Thera on this issue.   
Asgiriya Chapter Chief Secretary the Ven. Medagama Dammananda Thera said it was also agreed at the meeting to speed up the conservation work. Pic by Nadeeka Daya Bandara.

 

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