Population: 20 million
Capital: Sri Jayawardenapura,Kotte
Religion: Buddhists 70%, Hindus 14%, Christians 8%, MUslim 7%, other 1%
Major Languages: Sinhala and Tamil
a) Buddhism is the state religion and, as such, is protected and promoted.
b) Twenty seven years of civil war in the North East of Sri Lanka has now ended leaving many scares in the lives of the people.
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For growth in evangelism and church planting that there will be greater unity among the Christians to witness to the growing work among the Buddhist. That the Church will make concentrated efforts to reach the Muslim community in Sri Lanka.