Sinhala (Sri Lanka)Tamil-Sri Lanka
  • Department of Buddhist Affairs
  • Department of Buddhist Affairs
  • Department of Buddhist Affairs
  • Department of Buddhist Affairs
  • Department of Buddhist Affairs
  • Department of Buddhist Affairs
  • Department of Buddhist Affairs
  • Department of Buddhist Affairs
  • Department of Buddhist Affairs
  • Department of Buddhist Affairs
  • Department of Buddhist Affairs
Department of Buddhist Affairs
The office of the Commissioner of Buddhist Affairs was created and the Department of the Buddhist Affairs was established by a special amendment brought on 02nd July 1981 to the Buddhist Temporalities Ordinance No.19 of 1931. Buddhist Affairs and Dhamma Schools which were under the Department of Cultural Affairs till then and the Buddhist temple activities handled by the Public. Trustee were assigned to the Department of Buddhist Affairs. Affairs relating to the Buddhists and Dham schools were previously under the control of the Buddhist Affairs Division of the Department of Cultural Affairs of Viharas were supervised by the Department of Public Trustee headed by the Public Trustee.
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