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04th April 2018 16:57:23 Hours

Army-built House for Needy Person in Polonnaruwa Handed

A new Army-constructed house for a low-income family in Polonnaruwa under the ‘Pibidemu Polonnaruwa’ (Awakening of Polonnaruwa) District Development Project of the ‘Rajarata Navodaya’ of the Presidential Secretariat was vested with the beneficiary, Mr W. Sarath Kumara, a resident at Polonnaruwa during a ceremony.

District Secretary for Polonnaruwa on Thursday (29) at the District Secretariat premises in Polonnaruwa handed over the key to the recipient.

12 Corps of Engineer Services (CES) was instrumental in erecting this new house under the ‘Pibidemu Polonnaruwa’ development project at a cost of Rs 499,907/=. Army Engineer troops of the ‘Pibidemu Polonnaruwa’ completed the construction task within a record one-month period of time.

The project got to a start in January this year and ended in late January on the direction of the office of the ‘Pibidemu Polonnaruwa’ district development project under the supervision of the Presidential Secretariat.

Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe (Rtd), Project Director, ‘Pibidemu Polonnaruwa’, District Secretariat officials and state officials were among the attendees at the occasion.