Foundation stone laid

NAMSAI, Mar 26: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Monday laid the foundation stone for the ordination hall of the Golden Pagoda in the presence of Chongkham MLA Chow Tewa Mein, Namsai MLA Chow Zingnu Namchoom, Abbot of Kongmu Kham monastery Ven Vimalatissa, devotees, and well-wishers from Thailand.
The second highest ranked monk of Thailand, Ven Phra Sudhamadhipati, the Abbot Assistant of Wat Bovornives Vihara, presided over the auspicious ceremony.
The ordination hall is a Buddhist building of great importance for the Theravada Buddhist devotes, specifically consecrated and designated for the performance of the Buddhist ordination ritual upasampada, and other ritual ceremonies.
The foundation stone of the ordination hall was laid as per the Theravada Buddhist rituals and traditions. (PRO)