Sri Lanka: The Chief Buddhist Monk of North Central Province presented Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation.
Posted on August 23rd, 2016

Abdul Aziz – Press Secretary AHMADIYYA  MUSLIM  JAMA’AT – SRI LANKA

I am always against allegations leveled against Islam as it teaches peace and harmony, remarks Chief Sanga Nayake of North Central Province.

A three member delegation from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Sri Lanka (AMJSL) comprising Moulavi K.M. Munir Ahmad (Missionary – Pasyala), Murabbi N.A. Akram (Polonnaruwa) and Murabbi N. Munazzer (Negombo) visited Polonnaruwa District, North Central Province of Sri Lanka recently.

The delegation met Ven. Siriesha Siri SeewaliNayakaThero , Hingurakgoda who warmly welcomed the delegation. On receiving the copy of Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation, the Ven. Thero said:  I am always against allegations leveled against Islam as it teaches peace and harmony. He went on to say that he is not in favor of extremism in religion.

The delegation also had the opportunity to meet Chief Buddhist Monk of Polonnaruwa district Ven. Damma Pala and presented the copy of Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation. He remarked: Holy Qur’an is the book of understanding for whole mankind and praised the task of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in translating this holy book into Sinhala language – really being a bridge to unite other communities as well.

Ahmadiyya delegation met Chief Police Officer (HQI) Polonnaruwa Mr.Jarool (a non-ahmadi) who said, he is very happy to have a copy of Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation.

When the delegation met the Principal of Royal College, Polonnaruwa, Mr. Mr.I.K.K.R.Wijayawansha to gift a copy of Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation, he expressed his willingness by saying that he will read it fast so that I would be able to convey its message to others.

The delegation visited public library Polonnaruwa and Hingurangoda and gifted the Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation. Moreover, Jama’at del;egation visited a number of schools in Polonnaruwa and its nearby towns, namely Thopawawa Maha Vidyalaya, Weenadhipathi Palugasdemana Maha Vidyalaya, Gamini Disarathna Sewamuktha Maha Vidyalaya, Madurathna Marasinghe Risitha Maha Vidyalaya, Nagara Maha Vidyalaya, Bendhiwewa Maha Vidyalaya, Girithala Maha Vidyalaya, Mainneria National College, Medirigiriya National College, Ananda Balika National college and Manampitiya Sinhala Maha Vidyalaya.

To all of them, along copy of the Sinhala Translation of the Holy Qur’an with some other literatures including Peace Messages in English as well as Sinhala were presented.

People should read and understand this Holy Book – that is our prayers and wish.

Abdul Aziz – Press Secretary.

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