“I don’t need any memento. My only dream is to see that future generations
live together in harmony,” said His Excellency the President Mahinda
Rajapaksa addressing a massive crowd at Chavakachcheri in Jaffna
on Monday (06).
a grand ceremony organized to declare open two ward blocks and
four doctors’ family quarters at Chavakachcheri hospital. HE the
President further said that not only health facilities but others
such as education, electricity, water and infrastructure for agriculture
are to be provided to all in need. As an honour to citizens of
Jaffna, President Rajapaksa did not forget to speak a few words
HE the President
continuing his speech said that suffering of the people of Sri
Lanka is now over and all people could look forward to a bright
future with development taking place across the country.
Cross Society funded Rs. 150 million for the construction of new
buildings of the Chavakachcheri hospital.
HE the President
next participated in the opening of new swimming pool at Jaffna
Central College, a donation from “Tharunnayata Hetak” (Youth for
Tomorrow) headed by Hon. Parliamentarian Mr. Namal Rajapaksa.
This swimming pool, constructed at a cost of Rs. 17 million is
the first swimming pool that a school in the peninsula owns. Girls
from Colombo Vishaka College presented a stunning swimming ballet
after the opening of the pool.
speech, President Rajapaksa stressed that students from rural
areas in Jaffna should show their colours in public audience as
Vishakians did today in Jaffna. He reiterated the significance
of uniting all citizens casting aside all communal and religious
differences to rise as Sri Lankans to brighten the future of next
generation of people.
Northern Province Maj. Gen. (Retd) G. A. Chandrasiri, Hon. Minister
of traditional Industries and Small Enterprises Development Mr.
Douglas Devananda, Hon. Parliamentarian Mr. Namal Rajapaksa, Commander
Security Forces - Jaffna Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe and
several other distinguished guests also attended the ceremonies
of the day as invitees.
gathered at Chavakachcheri and the Central College ground to witness