National Council for Religion and Cultural Affairs

The mandate is to organize activities pertaining to Buddhism including cultural activities carried out by the Federation, organizing Sil program on Poya days, including the Vesak Festival.

The Council disseminates Buddhism through publication of articles and books on Buddhism on all possible media, provide affordable access to Buddhist books by seeking subsidies on publishing and also donating books on Buddhism.

 These crucially and acutely and crucially needed communication, awareness and dissemination activities on Buddhism are supported by subsidies and donations.


Council Officers


Mr. Ravindra Deshapriya Opita Pathiranage

National Council for Religion and Cultural Affairs


Contact No:077 8144349

Vice - President

Mrs. Mallika Hettiarachchi


Mr. Edmond Wickramasinghe

Address :

No. 31, Madinnagoda Road

Contact Number :

078 568 7549


Mrs. Minon Karunarathna

Address :

No. B/12/, Royal Park Residence,

Contact Number :

077 357 4456
011 288 3027