President completes four years in office
[January 09 2019]
Maithripala Sirisena vested the
new Laggala green town in the
people yesterday, on the fourth
anniversary of his being sworn
in as head of state.
The old Laggala town was submerged due to the
construction of the Moragahakanda-Kalu Ganga Multi-Purpose Development
This ceremony marked the beginning of the fifth year
of cultural and economic renaissance under the Maithri Palanayak -
Thirasara Yugayak (Maithri administration and sustainable era).
The Laggala green town was built at a cost of Rs.4,500
million with most modern facilities for the people who were displaced
due to the Moragahakanda-Kalu Ganga Multi-Purpose Development Project.
This town has been designed in compliance with the new
urban development concepts to suit the future needs of the people.
The town is another benefit of the Moragahakanda-Kalu
Ganga Multi-Purpose Development Project, which is the brainchild of
The Moragahakanda-Kalu Ganga project is the largest
multi-purpose development project in the country.
The new town encompassing an area of 75 hectares
houses 26 state institutions, including a divisional secretariat, police
station, unit management office, cooperative building complex and
Pradeshiya Sabha building.
The President also vested the new Laggala hospital and
the Laggala school in the people yesterday.