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SL declares 11 Buddhist temples as new sacred sites

Colombo, Feb 16 (UNI) The Sri Lankan government has declared 11 Buddhist temples with significant archaeological, historical, and sacred importance as sacred sites, the President's Media Division (PMD) said in a press statement on Friday.
The PMD said these sacred areas are located in the north-central, north-western, eastern, western and southern provinces, the PMD said.
With the new ones, Sri Lanka has 142 sacred sites, the PMD said.
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