First Regional Confab today

All arrangements have been made to conduct the First Regional Conference of the Parliamentary Committee on Communal and Religious Harmony in Sri Lanka from 9.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. today at the Mahaweli Reach Hotel, Kandy.

The Confab will be held under the auspices of the Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya and the participation of Most Ven. Maha Nayake and Anu Nayake Theras, Most Venerable Clergy belonging to all the religions, Ministers and Members of Parliament representing all the political parties and high ranking Government officials.

Many topics with a regional importance on the national and religious co-existence of Sri Lanka will be taken up for discussion while the keynote address will be delivered by Peradeniya University Vice Chancellor Prof. Upul Dissanayake.

Provincial and regional level politicians representing the Central Province,public officers and the Acting Secretary General of Parliament will also participate at the event.

A press briefing is also scheduled for the end of the conference with the objective of presenting the submissions made in the Conference concisely.