A special programme organized by the Ministry of Agriculture to coincide the “Thripitakabhiwandana Week” was held at the Ministry of Agriculture on 22.03.2019. After observing “Panchaseela” and oath taking the programme commenced with the participation of Ministry officials. The memorial oration of the pragramme was delivered by Honorable professor (Mr.) Sumanapala Galmangoda. He said that the proper study of Abidhamma and the language would pave the way for composing of meaningful songs, poems and various other literary pursuits more beneficial to the society. According to him art is in the interest of the society and not for the art itself. Prof. Galmangoda further said that this noble undertaking initiated under the concept of his Excellency the President is an appreciable more through which it would be possible to bring about a national and religious revival. ”Bakthigeetha” were sung by Ministry offials to grace the occasion. Officials including Ministry Secretary K.D.S.Ruwanchandra participated in this progermme.