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Ranajayapura Shopping Complex deeds hands over to war heroes

Ranajayapura Shopping Complex deeds hands over to war heroes

The deeds to the shops of the Shopping Complex at the Ranajayapura Housing Scheme in Ippalogama were handed over to selected war heroes at a function held at the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development today (20th December). Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa handed over the legal documents to the new owners.

Ranajayapura is the largest housing project built for war heroes. There are 1509 individual housing units complete with all modern amenities. The project is a brainchild of His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa. The housing scheme is complete with a pre school, day care centre, secondary school, medical unit, banking facilities, family care unit, sports ground and a library.

The two storied shopping complex is comprised of 23 shops and it is provided to deserving war heroes to provide an additional lively hood support through self employment ventures. Among the beneficiaries ten retired service personnel, twelve in-service personnel and one disable solider received deeds from the Secretary Defence.

The new shopping complex consists of ten shops in the first floor and thirteen shops in the ground floor including one office room. A loan provided by the Bank of Ceylon had facilitated the constructions. The project was executed under the directions of the Secretary Defence.

Additional Secretary (Defence) Mr. S Hettiarachchi, Additional Secretary (Admin) Mrs. Indu Rathnayaka. Major General Prasad Samarasinghe, Rear Admiral NKD Nanayakkara and Senior Security Forces Officials of Tri Forces were present at the occasion.


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