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* President to present title deeds of 10,000 lands to Mahaweli farmers
Fri, Aug 11, 2017, 10:05 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 11, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will present 10,000 title deed of lands to the Mahaweli farming community today and tomorrow at a ceremony.

The presentation of title deeds of the lands to the farming community in Walawa zone and Mahaweli 'H' zone under the National Programme to offer 10,000 title deeds to Mahaweli settlers will be held on 11th and 12th August 2017 under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.

President's Media Division said this is the first time such a large number of title deeds are to be presented, giving solution for a prolonged issue faced by the Mahaweli settlers.

On 11th, 5,000 title deeds will be presented to the farming community in the Walawe zone at 10.00 a.m. at the Embilipitiya Gam Udawa grounds, and another 5,000 title deeds will be presented to the farming community in the Mahaweli 'H' zone on 12th August at 10.00 a.m. at the Talawa Pradeshiya Sabha grounds under the patronage of the President.

According to the government policy of giving every Sri Lankan citizen right to own a land and a house, and under the directive of President Maithripala Sirisena these title deeds will be presented to the Mahaweli settlers and through this initiative they will get an opportunity to prosper their lives.

 


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