13th March 2019 16:59:46 Hours
As directed by the Chief Incumbent of Buddhist Centre Welikanda Ven. Delwita Meththalankara Thero, Illumination System for the newly constructed Stupa at Welikanda Buddhist Centre was declared open on Sunday (10). This project was conducted in line with the series of projects carried out by the Security Force (East) to foster religious coexistence in the Eastern Province and the Commander Security Force (East) Major General K P A Jayasekera WWV RSP USP ndc psc along with Mr. Duminda Jayaweera switched on the illumination system amidst reverberating 'Pirith' chanting of Maha Sangha.
With the generosity of Mr. Duminda Jayaweera, on the invitation of the Commanding Officer 2 Volunteer Regiment of Sri Lanka Signal Corps Lieutenant Colonel Bhathiya Jayaweera, the Illumination System was constructed by 2 Volunteer Signal Regiment under the supervision of the Garrison Engineer Welikanda Captain Himash Janasinghe.
The charming ceremony was held by the presence of Maha Sangha, Officers & Other Ranks of Security Force Headquarters (East) and 2 Volunteer Regiment of Sri Lanka Signal Corps along with a gathering of Buddhist devotees.