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Over of 150 houses under Indian Housing Project vested

The houses built at Dayagama West Estate in Nuwara Eliya.
The houses built at Dayagama West Estate in Nuwara Eliya.

Over 150 houses built under the Indian Housing Project were handed over to the beneficiaries at a ceremony held at Dayagama West Estate in Nuwara Eliya yesterday.

Deputy Indian High Commissioner Dr. Shilpak N.Ambule congratulated the owners of the newly built independent houses. He said the Indian Housing Project in Sri Lanka with a grant of over US$ 350 million (close to 50 billion LKR), was the largest Indian grant assistance project in any country abroad. He also recalled that out of the total commitment of 63,000 houses, 47,000 houses had already been built.

Expressing India’s support for realisation of Sri Lanka’s developmental priorities, he reiterated Government and people of India’s commitment to participate with the people of Sri Lanka in their journey towards greater peace and prosperity.

Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development Minister Palani Digambaram, Lands and Parliamentary Reforms Minister Gayantha Karunathilake, Non-Cabinet Minister for Special Area Development V. Radhakrishnan and Deputy High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka Dr. Shilpak N.Ambule were present.


 

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