12In line with the celebration of Vesak Poya Day, A programme of observing Sil, was organized by the Buddhist Association of the District Secretariat Ratnapura on 21.05.2019, with the guidance of the District Secretary.

this Programme was conducted throughout the day and a large number of officers observed Sil. A special preaching of Dhamma was conducted by  the Chief incumbent of Sri pada and Chancellor of the University of Uva Wellassa, Most Reverent Bengamuwe Dhammadinna Nayaka Thero.