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National Council for Development

The mandate is to alleviate poverty, build capacity and uplift the economic status of Buddhists throughout the country through encouragement, training, technical information and guidance on agriculture and on industrial and commercial activities resulting in the development of country. Lands (other than the lands allocated for housing) owned by the Congress will be used for cultivation and vocational training institutions will be maintained.

The Council will also seek funds for developmental activities.

Council Officers

Hon. Chairman
Dr. L.M.K Thilakarathne

Hon. Vice Chairman
Mr. Tissa Abeywickrama

Hon. Secretary
Dr. Mrs. Indrani Rathnayake

Hon. Treasurer
Mr. Ruwan Rathnaweera