Ninety eight families whose houses were damaged in the Meethotamulla tragedy will be provided houses today under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said.
He made these observations at a press conference at the Megapolis and Western Development Ministry auditorium at Battaramulla.
The minister said the houses belonging to the Urban Development Authority will be provided for the 98 families. He said another 100 houses of the Urban Development Authority will be provided soon to another 100 families in vulnerable areas. He said all facilities will be provided for the resettled.
"Those who wish to provide furniture to the houses are most welcome", Minister Ranawaka said.