28th May 2021 21:03:42 Hours
'API WENUWEN API ' HOUSING PROJECT - KANDY 2ND STAGE A Hundred houses completed under the second stage of 'Api Wenuwen Api ' housing project for war heroes in Kandy district were handed over to their new owners today (10 September 2015) by His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena. The state function was held at the Auditorium of the Defence Services College, Colombo. Sixty Nine (69) Army, Seventeen (17) Navy and Fourteen (14) Air Force personnel were beneficiaries of the second stage. In addition, two hundred and seventy one (271) service personnel received financial assistance for partially constructed houses. Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Karunasena Hettiarachchi, Chief of Defence Staff, Tri Forces Commanders, senior government officials, military officers and families of beneficiaries attended this occasion.