* PM promises to fulfill duties of the government on behalf of the people affected by the Easter attack
Thu, Oct 28, 2021, 11:44 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Oct 28, Colombo: “We will definitely fulfill the duties of the government on behalf of the people affected by the Easter Sunday Attack,” Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said at the St. Lucia Cathedral in Kotahena this afternoon (28).
The Prime Minister gave this assurance while participating in the first phase of providing new houses to the victims of the series of terrorist attacks on St. Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019.
The Prime Minister and other distinguished guests handed over new houses from the housing complexes owned by the Urban Development Authority to 19 beneficiary families.
The new houses will be provided to 33 beneficiary families selected on a rental basis and low income basis and the value of each house exceeds Rs. 4 million.
His Eminence Bishop JD Anthony and His Eminence Bishop Anton Ranjith, Minister of State for Urban Development Pollution Disposal and Community Sanitation Dr. Nalaka Godahewa also participated in the event.