President condoles death of Buddhist religious leader

President Abdul Hamid expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Suddhananda Mahathero foremost Buddhist religious leader and chief abbot of Kamalapur Dharmarajika Buddhist Mahabihar.

In his message President Abdul Hamid said Ekushey Padakwinning Buddhist Sangha Nayak Shuddhananda Mahathero played an important role in establishing peace and harmony along with spreading the teachings of Lord Buddha.

He prayed for the salvation of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved members of his family.

Source: United News of Bangladesh