President inspects renovations of 400 year old Ehelepola Walawwa

President inspects renovations of 400 year old Ehelepola Walawwa

President inspects renovations of 400 year old Ehelepola Walawwa

Written by Zulfick Farzan

06 Jan, 2022 | 4:54 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); President Gotabaya Rajapaksa inspected the renovation work of the Ehelepola Walawwa, which is more than 400 years old, at Raja Veediya in Kandy on Thursday (06).

The building, which was used as a prison during the British colonial period and then a remand prison, was taken over by the Urban Development Authority and developed under the supervision of the Department of Archeology.

All renovation works of the building, which is of historical value, have been carried out without compromising the ancient design of the Walawwa.

The President gave instructions to complete the renovation immediately.

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