In Organizing the 2017 United Nations Vesak day and the World Buddhist conference a main advisory committee will function under the auspices of the Hon. Minister of Buddhasasana on the advice of His Excellency the President and the Hon. Prime Minister and its composition is as follows,

  1. Most Ven. Tibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Mahanayake Thero- Chief Prelate of Malwattu Chapter of Shyamopali Maha Nikaya.
  2. Most Ven. Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Mahanayake Thero- Chief Prelate of Asgiriya Chapter of Shyamopali Maha Nikaya.
  3. Most Ven.  Dauldena Ghanissara Mahanayaka Thero, of the Amarapura Sanga Sabha.
  4. Most Venerable  Napana Premasiri  Mahanayaka Thero, of the Ramgnya Maha Nikaya.
  5. Ven. Iththepana Dhammalankara Maha Nayaka Thero of the Kotte Sri Samagree Dharma Maha Sanga Sabha
  6. Royal Pandit Ven. Niyangoda Vijithsiri Anunayake Thero of the Malwatta Maha Viharaya.
  7. Royal Pandit Ven. Anamaduwe Anomadassi Anunayake Thero of the Asgiri Maha Vihara
  8. Dr. Pahamune Sri Sumangala Nayaka Thero – Acting Lekakadhikari of the Malwatta Maha Viharaya
  9. Medagama Dhammananda Nayaka Thero – Acting Lekakadhikari of the Asgiri Maha Vihara
  10. Narampanawe Ananda Nayaka Thero – Chief of the Asgiri Maha Vihara Pirivena
  11. Doranagama Sri Rathanapala Nayaka Thero, (B.A.) Committee member of the Malwatta Chapter
  12. Most Venn Rajakeeya Panditha Thrikunamale Ananda Maha Nayaka Thero of the Amarapura Dharma Rakshitha Nikaya
  13. Ven. Prof. Bellanwila Wimalarathana Anunayaka Thero of the Kotte Sri Samangee Dharma Maha Sanga Sabha
  14. Ven. Prof. Kotapitiya Rahula Anunayaka Thero of the Kotte Sri Samangee Dharma Maha Sanga Sabha
  15. Dodampahala  Chandrasisi Mahanayaka Thero – President of the Amarapura Sangha Sabha and Chief Prelate of Kalyana Wansha  Chater of Amarapura Maha NIkaya.
  16. Ven. Dr. Kanathegoda Saddharathena Thero
  17. Ven. Prof. Warakagoda Pemarathane Thero
  18. Ven. Prof. Akmeemana Dhammapala Thero
  19. Ven. Prof. Wimaladhamma Thero
  20. Ven.  Kahagolle Somawansha Thero
  21. Ven. Prof. Madagoda Nandawansha Thero
  22. Ven. Agga Maha Pandit Kotugoda Dhammawasa  Thero
  23. Royal Pandit Ven. Balangoda Sobhitha Nayaka Thero, Head of the Vidyodaya Pirivena
  24. Royal Pandit Venerable Agalaboda Piyasiri Anunayaka Thero of the Rohana Chapter
  25. Ven. Kahapola Sugatharathana Anunayaka Thero, of the Amarapura Nikaya and Professor of the Pali Language studies division of the Kelaniya University
  26.  Ven. Prof Kollupitiye Sangarakkitha Thero- Pali and Buddhist Studies Division of the Kelaniya University.
  27. Ven. Diviyagaha Yasassi Nayaka Thero Chief Sanganayaka of Colombo Nawa Korale and Thotamune.
  28. Ven. Banagala Upathissa Nayaka Thero- President, Maha Bodhi Society
  29. Ven. Matale Dhamma Kusala Nayaka Thero-Lekakadhikari of the Ramanya Maha Nikaya
  30. Ven. Prof. Aththangane Rathanapala Nayaka Thero – Deputy Lekakadhikari of the Sri Lanka Ramanya Maha Nikaya.
  31. Royal Pandit Venerable Akuratiye Nanda Nayaka Thero, Former Deputy Editor of the Sinhala Dictionary.
  32. Royal Pandit Ven. Brahmanawatte Seevali Nayaka Thero, Lekakadhikari of the Amarapura Maha Nikaya
  33. Ven. Agalakada Sirisumana Nayaka Thero- Prof. of the Sinhala studies Division of the Colombo University
  34. Ven. Dambara Amila Nayaka Thero – Head of Archeological studies Division of the Sri Jayawardanapura University
  35. Ven. Gonaduwe Gunananda Nayaka Thero- Secretary of the Samastha Lanka Shasanarakshaka Bala Mandalaya
  36. Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thero- Member of Parliament
  37. Ven. Dr. K Gunarathana Pemarathane Thero or Member of Maha Karuna Budhist foundation
  38. His Excellency the President.
  39. The Prime Minister.
  40. The Speaker of the Parliament.
  41. Hon. Minister of Buddhasasana (Chairman of the Committee).
  42. Hon. Deputy Minister of Buddhasasana.
  43. Secretary to the President.
  44. Secretary to the Prime Minister.
  45. Secretary to the Ministry of Buddhasasana.
  46. Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  47. Secretary to the Ministry of Cultural Affairs.
  48. Secretary to the Ministry of Mass media.
  49. Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism.
  50. Secretary to the Ministry of Home affairs.
  51. Secretary to the Ministry of Education.
  52. Heads of Buddhist Studies Divisions in Universities.
  53. Representatives of Buddhist societies including All Ceylon Buddhist Congress (ACBC) which possess vast experience in international Buddhist activities and representatives of other volunteer organizations.