Local News from Sri Lanka: President Maithripala Sirisena will receive the honorary degree of Vidwath Jana Prasadini today at the call to confer the degree of Prachina Panditha at the Nelum Pokuna Theater, a release from the Ministry of Education said.
Ven.Kotte Sri Kalyani Samagri Dhamma Chapter Anunayake Thera, Prof. Ven. Kotapitiye Rahula Thera will receive the Sammana Panditha honorary degree, while Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam will receive the Vibudha Jana Prasadani honorary degree. The Swarna Mudrikawa award will be presented to Manaapitiye Vajirabuddhi Thera.
More than 350 individuals who passed the Prachina Panditha postgraduate exam undertaken by the Department of Education between 2012 and 2017 will receive their graduation.