Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, who called on the Mahanayake Theras, yesterday agreed to cooperate with the Dambulla Rajamaha Vihara authorities when carrying out the conservation of murals and statutes at the historic site.
Earlier, he was on a collision course with Ven. Godagama Mangala Thera on this issue.
Asgiriya Chapter Chief Secretary the Ven. Medagama Dammananda Thera said it was also agreed at the meeting to speed up the conservation work. (J.A.L. Jayasinghe)