Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka President vests land ownership to landless people in North Western Province
Sun, Feb 23, 2014, 09:37 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 23, Kuliyapitiya: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa Saturday handed over deeds to 1,000 landless people in the North Western Province.

The President symbolically handed over the Ranbima deeds to 23 recipients at a ceremony held at the Deyata Kirula National Development Exhibition grounds in Kuliyapitiya.

The programme to provide state lands to the landless people is being implemented by the Land Reforms Commission under the Mahinda Chintana concept.

The President also vested several development projects launched in the Northwestern Province parallel to the Deyata Kirula exhibition.

He declared open the new bus stand and the three-storied shopping complex in the Panduwasnuwara town built at a cost of Rs. 80 million.

The Mahindodaya Laboratory at the Hettipola Mahidodaya Maha Vidyalaya in Kuliyapitiya built at a cost of Rs. 20 million also took place under the auspices of the President.

The President also handed over surgical and medical equipment worth Rs. 50 million to the Kuliyapitiya Base Hospital which meets the health needs of the people of Kuliyapitiya and the surrounding areas.

Governor of North Western Province Tissa Balalla, Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera, Ministers Maithripala Sirisena, S. B. Navinna, Jayaratne Herath, T. B. Ekanayake, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya and Johnston Fernando also participated in the occasions.

(Photos by Sudath Silva)

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka welcomes Dutch investments in high-tech industries
-- [10 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka provides aid to Vanuatu cyclone victims
-- [34 minutes ago]
UPFA expected to meet Sri Lankan President to discuss 19th Amendment to the Constitution
-- [1 hour and 34 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan Prime Minister leaves for India
-- [1 hour and 43 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Army holds discussion with China on boosting military links
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's former Marxist party Leader discusses with EC on forming new party
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka’s open-air Zoological Garden opens for public
Bar Association of Sri Lanka clarifies stance on 19th Amendment to Constitution
Sri Lanka Finance Minister meets top US officials in Washington
No confidence motion against the Chief Minister of Sri Lanka's Central Province submitted

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.