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Land deeds to 234 war displaced families in Sampur





Land deeds to 234 war displaced families in Sampur

A ceremony was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena to hand over the land deeds to 234 war displaced families in Sampur, on Saturday (22).

During the tenure of the past government 818 acre of lands had been vested with the BOI by using a special gazette notification, but after the Hon. Maithripala Sirisena came into power the lands had been taken back to the Government and returned it to the original owners.

President Sirisena was warmly welcomed by the people in the Sampur area when he arrived there in today.

President Sirisena first visited the Bhadrakali Amman Kovil and received blessings. The President also engaged in cordial discussion with people in the area.

President Sirisena symbolically handed over deeds of the lands to 25 persons at this occasion.

The people of Sampur expressed their gratitude to the President for giving them the right of the lands where they born in. They have been facing difficult experience with the loss of their places of living.

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, Governor of the Eastern Province Austin Fernando, Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamad,  Rauf Hakeem,  Lakshman Kiriella, M. K. D. S. Gunawardena,  Daya Gamage, D. M. Swaminathan and  R. Sambandan,The govrnment Agent of trincomalee and other Senier staff officers participated in this occasion.



Iftar function was conducted by Trincomalee District Secretariat Iftar function committee at District Secretariat Trincomalee on 15th July 2015. Provincial Secretary D.M.S Abe Gunavardane, Trincomalee Government Agent N.A.A.Pushpakumara, Addl.Gov.Agent S.Arulrasa, Director Planning K.Parameshwaran and District Srcretariat Staffs also participate to this Function.

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