Minister Mano Ganesan and Governor Dr. Suren Raghavan visit “Vadamarachchi Lagoon” Project Office

“Vadamarachchi Lagoon” is the project proposed to resolve the issue of scarcity of drinking water in Jaffna peninsula.  Minister Mano Ganesan and Governor of Northern Province Dr.Suren Raghavan visited the project office today (14) to discuss the project.

Engineer R.K.Guganeshwararajah had proposed this project and Engineer A.D.S.Gunawardana prepared and presented cabinet paper. Although it was approved by Cabinet, the project has not been started yet. As per request made by the Governor Dr. Suren Raghavan to Minister Mano Ganesan to fund the project to start, he has taken a step to provide financial assistant to this project through Ministry of National Integration, Official Languages, Social Progress, and Hindu Affairs.

The Minister visited the Project Office located at Thondamanaru to learn about the project and the engineers associated with the project briefed him about the project in detail.

The Minister stated that the funds will be provided through his ministry for the commencement of the project and steps will be taken to obtain full funding for the project through his ministry.

Kandy Parliamentarian Velukumar, Chairman of Northern Provincial Council CVK Sivagnanam, Former Provincial Councilor MK Sivajilingam, Secretary to the Governor, Government Agent of Jaffna District and other relevant officials also took part in the discussion.

– Media Unit of Northern Province Governor

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