Many new Housing Schemes will be launched throughout the country. Minister Wimal Weerawansa said the target of the programme is the urban poor and the low income group.
The Minister said they planned to go for large scale housing programmes next year. These will mainly target urban slum dwellers. The schemes will also target the low income groups. He said not only in Colombo, housing schemes will be launched in every part of the country. The National Housing Development Authority will get involved in discharging a service more effective than it launched in the past.
The Minister was speaking at the 6th Mobile Service at Jayawadanagama, organized to improve common amenities. Action was initiated to find immediate solutions to the problems of the people in the area. Many officials were present.