Opposition Leader bestowed honorary title by Ramanna sect

Opposition Leader bestowed honorary title by Ramanna sect

Opposition Leader bestowed honorary title by Ramanna sect

Written by Amani Nilar

12 Mar, 2022 | 8:37 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa was bestowed the Shaasana Keerthi Dheshabhimani Sri Lanka Janarajana honorary title today (11).

He was bestowed the title by the Chief Prelate of the Sri Lanka Ramanna sect the Most Venerable Makulewe Sri Wimala Thero, at the Ramanna sect.

The title was given honoring the social, traditional, and religious services rendered by the Opposition Leader.

The Chief Sangha Nayaka of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Sect of Southern Sri Lanka, Ven. Dr. Omalpe Sobhitha Thero stated that while politicians always think about the next election, a leader thinks about the next generation and the future.

Stating that the country is experiencing a lack of leadership, the Thero said that the country needs a leader that thinks about the future, and that the people expect honesty out of leaders.

Several dignitaries including former President Maithripala Sirisena, former speaker Karu Jayasuiriya and Chief Theros of the Sri Lanka Ramanya sect were present at the event.

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa, speaking at the event said that due to mismanagement of human resources and under-appreciating the human resource have led to intellectuals migrating out of the country, therefore, one of his main objectives is to create a program to bring them back by appreciating them.

“The condition in which the state that once was self-sufficient in South Asia is sad. May the triple gem bless us in our efforts to revive the country. We know that blessing will be bestowed upon us,” he mentioned at the ceremony.

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