Published on: June 25, 2024

Government Pledges Full Support for Bora Conference and Convention- Sagala Ratnayaka

Senior Advisor to the President on National Security and Chief of Presidential Staff Sagala Ratnayaka, has instructed relevant officials to provide maximum support for the successful organization of the Bora community’s spiritual conference and annual convention in Sri Lanka.

These instructions were given during a discussion held at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday afternoon (24) regarding the upcoming Bora Conference and Convention.

The Bora conference and Convention are scheduled to take place from July 7th to 16th at the Bambalapitiya Bora Mosque and the Sri Lanka Convention and Convention Centre, coinciding with the Bora community’s spiritual conference in Karachi, Pakistan.

Approximately fifteen thousand members of the Bora community from various countries, including India, are expected to attend this event in Sri Lanka. Consequently, extensive discussions were held regarding the provision of all necessary infrastructures, including airport facilities.

The meeting was attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs President’s Counsel Ali Sabri, Chief of Defence Staff General Shavendra Silva, as well as representatives from Sri Lanka Customs, the Immigration Department, Colombo Municipal Council, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Sri Lanka Police, and the Department of Muslim Religious Affairs, among others.