Opening ceremony of Manipay fish-market building was held on 05th February 2017. Chief Minister Justice C.V.Wigneswaran participated as the Chief Guest. He invited with the traditional band. The building was declared open by him at the auspicious time.
This market was constructed under the NELSIP project at the cost of Rs.8.55Mn funded by World Bank and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Manipay Pradeshiya sabah Secretary K.Satkunarajah chaired the event. Provincial Council members B.Kajatheepan and Vinthan Kanagaratnam, Chief Secretary A.Pathinathan, Secretary to the Chief Minister Mrs.V.Ketheeswaran, Commissioner of Local Government, Ministry’s Chief Accountant, Director Planning, ACLG – Jaffna and other officials and public also participated in the event.