JHU pays tribute to Russia for supporting war against LTTE
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 27 May 2009, 09:00 GMT]
Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), the Buddhist monk political party of the ruling United Peoples’ Freedom Alliance (UPFA) government of Sri Lanka paid
tribute to Russia Tuesday for the support it extended to the Government of Sri Lanka by supplying arms and technical advice in defeating the LTTE and also for extending its support in the UN.
JHU members including several Buddhist monks went in procession to the Russian Embassy in Colombo to show their solidarity with the Government of Russia. JHU
General Secretary Venerable Omalpe Sobitha Thera presented a plaque to the Russian Ambassador in Sri Lanka, Veadmior Mahailov.