Declares Open the New Two-Story Building Donated to Navalar GTMS by
:: 2011-07-19 16:00:15 Hours]
The new two-story building constructed at Navalar Government Mixed
Tamil school (G.M.T.S), Kopay with financial assistance of the Uva
Provincial Council was declared open by His Excellency the President
Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday (19).
Principal of the school Mrs. Shanthini Vageeshan welcomed the President
on his arrival before he received blessing attending a special pooja
at the Hindu temple inside the school premises. Later, Hon. President
unveiled the plaque to mark the opening of the new building.
Minister Uva Province Mr. Shashindra Rajapaksa, addressing the gathering
did not forget to extend his sincere thanks to the Commander Security
Forces Headquarters - Jaffna and the troops for their enormous support
and commitment shown to finish the construction so soon.
90’ x 25’new two–story 'UVA-NORTH FRIENDSHIP HALL' is a donation
of the people of the Uva Province. Foundation stone was laid to
this building by the Chief Minister Uva Province Mr. Shashindra
Rajapaksa on 14th November 2010. Uva Provincial Council spent Rs.
8.3 million for building materials and construction work was completed
by the solders of Sri Lanka Army.
guidance of Commander Security Forces Headquarters- Jaffna Major
General Mahinda Hathurusinghe, soldiers of the 5th Corps of Engineer
Services (5 CES) undertook construction of the building. 5 CES troops
were assisted by soldiers from other Units serving in Kopay to expedite
the construction work.
section of Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Governor Northern
Province Major General (Retd) G.A. Chandrasiri, Chief Minister Uva
Province Mr. Shashindra Rajapaksa, Commander of the Army Lieutenant
General Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander Security Forces - Jaffna Major
General Mahinda Hathurusinghe and a large crowd of civilians were