PM initiates 16,000 houses programme | Daily News

PM initiates 16,000 houses programme

Hundred houses in all 160 electorates

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday initiated “The Siyapatha Housing Programme” to construct 16,000 new houses in all electorates of the country.

The Prime Minister inaugurated the programme while laying the foundation stone of the Maradagahamula ‘Siyapatha Niwasa’ project, the Prime Minister’s media division said.

Under this housing programme, which is being implemented under the concept of providing a house for each family, a 100 housing unit apartment complex will be constructed at each electorate.

Accordingly, it is proposed to construct 16,000 houses island wide covering the 160 electorates.

The housing project which commenced yesterday is being constructed in the Maradagahamula area in the Divulapitiya electorate.