Commendations for contributors Moragahakanda-Kaluganaga mega-development plan

Commendations for contributors Moragahakanda-Kaluganaga mega-development plan

Written by Staff Writer

08 Jul, 2019 | 9:40 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) –  A ceremony to award commendation certificates to those who have contributed towards the Moragahakanda-Kaluganaga mega-development plan was held today(July 08) under the auspices of President Maithripala Sirisena at Moragahakanda Kalu Ganga Project premises.

400 officials who were involved in the Moragahakanda and Kalu Ganga multi-purpose development projects were felicitated at the occasion.

President Maithripala Sirisena addressed the crowd at the occasion.

President noted that when the tank was completed and he had to come up with a name for the tank several around him suggested his name. But he said that he thought it was absolutely necessary to name it after Professor Kulasinghe as he was the person to suggest a tank to be built. He went on to note that Professor Kulasinghe reached him when he was the Deputy Minister of Irrigation. President further added that the professor discovered the ideal location for the tank under numerous hardships. President added that therefore he decided to name the tank, Kulasinghe reservoir in his honour.

A special token of appreciation was awarded to President Maithripala Sirisena for the service rendered towards the Morahakanda-Kalu Ganga mega-development plan.

 

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