A tree planting campain was held at Parama Dhamma Chetiya Piriven Vihara premises on the advise and guidance of Chief Incumbent Rev Dr Maitipe Wimalasara Nayaka Thera on 30th July 2017 as a step towards protection and conservation of the environment. The event was organized by Mr Kumarasiri Hewagamage, Chairman of Grama Sanwardhana Society, Pirivena Division and Ms Navodini Muthunayake,Engineer and Nature conservationist.
The attendees for the occasion were, Chief Incumbent Rev. Wimalasara Nayaka Thera,Piriven Teacher Rev Aluthwewe Hemaloka Thera,Novice monks of Pirivena, Mr Hemasiri Piyathilake Divisional Secretary of Ratmalana , Office bearers of Dayaka organizations of the Vihara, Staff of Sri Siddhartha Dhamma school and other Dayakas.
Trees of Sal,Kumbuk, Mahogany ,Mee, Welan, Bulu and other varieties were planted at the occasion. Needless to say that trees will provide shelter, clean the air, moderate the heat ,makes feel good and increase the value. Our Chief Incumbent and organizers wishes this event will encourage people to involve in more tree planting.