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.