Minister of Justice and Buddhasasana Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe met with the Chief incumbent of the Mangalaramaya temple in Batticaloa Venerable Ampitiya Sumanaretna Thera today.
He also met with the Secretary to the Bodubalasena, Gnanasara Thera and members of the Bodubalasena at the Mangalaramaya.
During the meeting, the various issues of the Sinhalese who have to be resettled in the Eastern Province were discussed. At the same time measures to foster goodwill and understanding between the various ethnic groups was discussed.
A media spokesman for the Ministry of Justice said that the Minister’s visit was to see how best the issues of the various communities could be resolved peacefully. At the end of the meeting the Minister listened to the grievances of the Sinhalese resident in the village of Keviliyamadu in Batticaloa district.