Local News Update: The historic Ruwanweliseya’s new Crest Gem was unveiled in Anuradhapura. The Crest Gem’s unveiling ceremony took place yesterday morning, attended by Malwatte Chapter Ven’s Mahanayake Thera. Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Maha Nayake Thera from Thibbatuwawe.
The previous pinnacle of the Ruwanweliseya was placed inside a special chamber to display for the public.The affixing of the new Crest Gem was done under the patronage of Atamasthanadhipathi Most Ven. Dr. Pallegama Sirinivasa Nayaka Thera and Ruwanweli Chethiyaramadhipathi Ven. Pallegama Hemarathana Nayake Thera and most venerable Lumpo Anan Thera.