President presents homes to war heroes as Api Wenuwen Api project reaches new heights

President presents homes to war heroes as Api Wenuwen Api project reaches new heights

Written by Bella Dalima

25 Apr, 2014 | 7:44 pm

One hundred and twenty five (125) homes constructed under the Api Wenuwen Api War Heroes Housing Project were presented to war heroes on Friday by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

The event was held at C.W.W. Kannangara Maha Vidyalaya in Mallawapitiya, Kurunegala.

The purpose of the Api Wenuwen Api War Heroes Housing Project, is to build homes for war heroes who own land but do not have the economic strength to build a homes on their lands.

The Presidential Media Unit says that fourteen phases of the project have been completed successfully so far.

One hundred and twenty five (125) homes constructed under Stage 11 of Phase 15 of the programme, were presented to war heroes by the president on Friday.

Eighty three (83) homes were presented to Sri Lanka Army personnel, while twenty seven (27) were presented to Navy personnel and fifteen (15) to Air Force personnel.

Children from C.W.W. Kannangara Maha Vidyalaya and Digampitiya Piyarathana Vidyalaya were presented with school equipment during the event.

The President also declared open the Mahindodaya Laboratory constructed at the school.

 

 

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