The 50th program of the Rural Development Project ‘Vevak Samaga Gamak’, (Village with a Tank) implemented by the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, was held today (Sep 10) in Mirishena Kavudulla, Polonnaruwa, under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.
The President lunched the rural development work in Mirishena village. He offered assistance for housing and granted financial assistance for fisheries industry. He also distributed fishing equipments.
It was a heart touching incident when a small girl came to the President and showed her love to him.
Minister Mahinda Amaraweera, Chief Minister of North Central Province Peshala Jayarathne, State Minister Sampath Sri Nilantha were among those who participated in this occasion.