A ceremony to provide donations to Buddhist temples, sponsored by the Colombo Municipal Council was held on Monday (24th April) under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees.
Implementing the second phase of the program to provide houses for the Meethotamulla victims, 65 houses were given to the residents by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (25th April) at the auditorium of the Ministry of Disaster Management.
The launching ceremony of the book “Mahasupavanshaya”, (The Great Chronicle of Culinary Art), written by eminent Chef Deshabandu Dr. Publis Silva was held on Monday (24th April) at BMICH under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.
‘Mahaweli Prathiba’ Cultural Festival organized to portray the artistic talents of children of Mahaweli Zones will be held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre tomorrow (27th April ).
The 15th and 16th phases of the “Ranaviru Dudaru Scholarship Program” initiated to provide financial support for the education of needy children of the deceased/disabled Tri forces, Police and Civil Defense Force personnel were implemented under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (25th April).
President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the relevant officials to pay a monthly allowance of Rs.50, 000 for three months, to each family evacuated from the high risk area around the Meethotamulla garbage dump as one payment.