“The ‘Wapi’ revolution of an enriched country” programme, the inaugural ceremony of ‘Ellanga’ system reconstruction project was held in Kurunegala district yesterday (12), the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.

The event was inaugurated by President Maithripala Sirisena.

The projects for harvesting 3,000 acres of barren paddy fields, empowering the agricultural economy of more than thousand families and developing 21 reservoirs was initiated near the Kotakimbuladeniya tank at Paduwasnuwara in Kurunegala West yesterday, according to the PMD.

Amidst of Pirith chanting the President has cut the first piece of soil and started the reconstructions of the irrigational systems, the PMD reported.

Members of Parliament Dayasiri Jayasekara and Shantha Bandara, Governor of North Western Province Peshala Jayarathne, Chief Minister of North Western Province Dharmasiri Dasanayake, former Chief Minister Athula Wijesinghe, UNP MP S.B. Nawinne and public representatives, public officials were also present on this occasion.

“The ‘Waapi’ revolution for an enriched country”...

June 13, 2019  

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