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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

Hon. Chairman
Lakshman Kottage
Email: Samantha@sumathi.com

Hon. Vice Chairman
Brigadier Raja  Gunasekara

Hon. Secretary
Mr Sirisena Wetthasinghe

Hon. Treasurer
Mr. Mahinda Thennakoon