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January 27, 2017
SRI LANKA LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS VISIT KINGSBURY TEMPLE
On the invitation of the Harrow Council a Local Government Delegation from Sri Lanka visited the UK recently. Councillor Kareema Marikar was instrumental in coordinating the programme.

On behalf of the delegation Mrs Hemanthi Goonasekera, Secretary Federation of Sri Lankan Local Government, requested a visit to the Sri Saddatissa Internayional Buddhist Centre for them to pay their respects to Aggamahapanditha Ven. Galayaye Piyadassi, Sangha Nayaka Thero of the UK.

Accordingly the delegation visited the temple on the evening of Tuesday 24th January 2017. The delegation consisted of Chief Secretaries and Commissioners of Local Government, including the Northern, North Central and North Eastern Provinces as well as senior Official of the Local Government Ministry.

Photographs by Tissa Madawela
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