At this ceremonial occasion the founder of the ‘Arogya’ Foundation for the Disabled the Director General Ven. Unapana Ariyadhamma Thero was presented with ‘Diriya Prasadhani’ award by the Chief Guest Honourable Mithripala Sirisena the Minister of Health, in appreciation of the services renderd for the Disabled community.
This International Disabled day commemoration was graced by the Chief incumbent of Sri Nagarukkarama Buddhist Temple at Kalupe, Hikkaduwa the Most Ven. Ransagoda Rathanadhamma Thero, Most Ven. Karaputugala Dhammarathana Thero, Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Deputy Speaker, Chandima Weerakkody, Hon. Dr. M. P. Ramesh Pathirana and President of the Saviya Development Foundation Dr. Winston de Silva including a large gathering of able and Disable persons adults and children who performed cultural items at this celebration.