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Work on houses for shanty dwellers will begin this month

Nov 9, 2010 6:01:57 AM - itnnews.lk

The project to build 60,000 houses in the Colombo District for shanty dweller will be launched by the end of this month.

He said that the project will be launched from Kolonnawa. The responsibility of providing flats for the innocent shanty dwellers is bestowed on him. He stressed that the time has come to provide an environment conducive for the children who will take over the future.

Parliamentarian Duminda Silva made this observation at a meeting with residents from Gothamipura in Rajagiriya in this connection. The programme is being launched to uplift the living standards of the shanty dwellers under the guidance of the President and based on a concept of the Defence Secretary.