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* Sri Lankan President distributes title deeds to 5,500 Mahaweli families
Sun, Apr 20, 2014, 12:39 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 19, Girandurukotte: Under the third phase of the national program to distribute 45,000 Mahaweli land title deeds, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Saturday distributed 5,500 title deeds to families in Mahaweli B and C Zones.

The ceremonial distribution of deeds took place at the Mahaweli grounds in Girandurukotte today.

The land deeds were presented to farmers in Aralaganvila , Dimbulagala, Manampitiya and Welikanda in the Mahaweli B Zone and farmers in the Dehiattakandiya, Giradurukotte, Mahiyanganaya, Navamedagama, Mahawanawela and Sandunpura in Mahaweli C zone.

Earlier the Mahaweli Authority distributed land deeds to 2,000 farmer families in the Mahaweli G and H zones.

The Director General of the Mahaweli Authority Gamini Rajakaruna said that already ownership land deeds have been distributed to 140,000 Mahaweli farmer families and the deeds will be distributed to another 35,000 families this year.

(Photos by Chandana Perera)

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