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President declares open 'Suwatha Uyana'

President declares open 'Suwatha Uyana'

[Feb 07 2017]

President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the 'Suwatha Uyana' park in Mahara, Eldeniya on Monday (06th February). Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi also attended the ceremony held last evening.

The newly constructed public recreational facility includes a children's park, fitness center and a walking path. Built with a cost of Rs. 306 million the 'Suwatha Uyana, is spread over an extent of 10 acres with a 1.8 km walking path. The fitness center is equipped with state of the art exercise equipment.

The project, implemented by the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development was built under the programme aimed at creating a healthy nation for the future development of the country.

Ministers, Parliamentarians, senior state officials and a large number of people were also present at the occasion.


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