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Openings to take place in Trincomalee

Openings to take place in Trincomalee

President to open Trinco water supply project

President Mahinda Rajapaksa will today commission the Trincomalee integrated water supply project constructed at a cost of Rs. 4,600 million by the Government, Water Supply and Drainage Ministry sources said.

Over 330,000 families in the Trincomalee town, Kantale, Thambalagamuwa, Kinniya and Kuchchaveli Divisional Secretariat Divisions will benefit by the Trincomalee integrated water supply project, the sources said.

President Rajapaksa will inspect the development projects in the Trincomalee district. Tomorrow's Independence Day celebrations in Trincomalee will be held under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Water Supply and Drainage Minister Dinesh Gunawardane, Deputy Minister Nirupama Rajapaksa, Eastern Province Chief Minister Najeeb A. Majeed, Eastern Province Governor Rear Admiral (Rtd) Mohan Wijewickrama, French Ambassador, Christine Robichon, Ministers, Deputy Ministers and several other invitees will be present.

Renovated Dutch Naval Commissioner's bungalow opens today

The 300-year-old Dutch Naval Commissioner's official bungalow building in Trincomalee, renovated at a cost of Rs. 75 million will be opened today by President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Funds for the project were provided by the Netherlands authorities.

The refurnished building will be converted to an ocean museum with a biodiversity unit as conceived by Ministry of National Heritage at a cost of Rs. 45 million this year.

Courtesy : Sunday Observer

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