Sri Lankan government decided to renovate temples destroyed in Nepal quake
It will undertake the repair of Buddhist temple in Swayambhunath and Hindu temple of Rato Machindranath in Lalitpur.
Sri Lanka government on 31 July 2015 announced its decision to repair and renovate one Hindu and one Buddhist temple in Nepal that was destroyed in the recent earthquake.
According to government spokesman, Sri Lankan cabinet in fifth week of July 2015 decided to undertake the repair of Buddhist temple in Swayambhunath and Hindu temple of Rato Machindranath in Lalitpur at a cost of 34 crore Sri Lankan rupees.
Sri Lankan Army will handle the repair work which will be coordinated by Ministry of Buddha Sasana. Accordingly, a group of officers and technical craftsmen will be sent to Nepal to plan the above task shortly.
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