Construction work on the Yakkala Siyane
Nature Park housing project was launched under the patronage
of Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa and
Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common
Amenities Minister Wimal Weerawansa recently. The cost of
the 40-unit housing project is estimated at Rs. 180 million.
Deputy Minister Lasantha Alagiyawanna, MP, Pandu
Bandaranayake, Ministry Secretary P.H.L. Wimalasiri Perera
and several others were present.
The construction work on Phase II of the
Mahaweli Maha Seya of Kotmale commenced recently by the
Minister of Public Management Reforms, Navin Dissanayake.
Here the Minister lays the foundation stone for a Dagoba at
the auspicious time. Chairperson of the Gamini Dissanayaka
Foundation, Ms. Srima Dissanayaka is also in the picture.
The Mahaweli Maha Seya, which is two feet less in height
than of the Ruwanweli Seya, Anuradhapura will be open to
worshippers by October.
The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon
Limited (Lake House) and the Health Department organised a
health camp for Lake House employees under the theme, “Let
Us Heal the Third Eye” on Thursday. Here an ophthalmologist
examines a staffer. ANCL Chairman, Bandula Padmakumara,
Director General, Health Services, Dr. Palitha Mahipala and
National Hospital Director, Dr. Anil Jasinghe look on. Pic:
The unorthodox feminist actress of Sri
Lanka, Anoma Janadare after presenting the English
translation of her best seller Punarukthi to popular film
personality and former Ambassador to France, Sumithra Peries
Arugam Bay in the Pottuvil DS division in
the Ampara district, popularly known as a “Tourist Paradise”
is now being frequented by tourists from various parts of
the world. More tourists are due this month. Pic: I.L.M.
Rizan, Addalaichenai Central Corr.