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Last modified on: 9/17/2012 9:39:15 AM HE the President visits "Diyatha Uyana" at Battaramulla

HE the President visits "Diyatha Uyana" at Battaramulla

"Diyatha Uyana", the new dedicated horticulture sales zone catering the sales and marketing of local flora and tropical flowers at Battaramulla was declared open last evening (15th September). The project was carried out constructed under the close guidance and supervision of Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The combined efforts and expertise of the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation, The Sri Lanka Army, Navy and Civil Security Department personnel utilized in the construction of the project.

"Diyatha Uyana" comprises of 84 floral outlets built in an environment with a breathtaking landscape and setting. The spectacular water fountain built here adds much beauty to the whole place. "Diyatha Uyana", will be the central point of the local horticultural sales industry and already it has become quite a popular place.

The opening ceremony of the "Diyatha Uyana" was graced by Hon Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa and Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The unexpected visit of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa to the venue came as a surprise.

HE the President, Hon Minister Basil Rajapaksa and Secretary Defence took time off to talk with the enthusiastic public and the vendors on the site.

Hon Ministers Dinesh Gunawardena, Susil Premajayanth, Gamini Lokuge, AHM Fowzie, Chairperson of the Ministry of Defence Seva Vanitha Unit (SVU) Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa, Chief of Defence Staff, tri forces commanders, senior Ministry officials and a large number of enthusiastic public also attended the event.

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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