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Construction of “Emirates Village” nears completion

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The “Emirates Village” being constructed in the Athnawala area in Warakapola is in its final phase said Minister of Labour and Manpower Athauda Senivirathne.

The village which consists of all facilities will be declared open within the next two months. The Minister said this addressing the media after a visit to the construction site yesterday (27).

The financial support for the construction of the village was provided by the Red Crescent Society of the Government of United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a request made by the Minister. Accordingly financial aid amounting in to Rs 300 lakhs to put up 100 houses  was granted by the society. The people who do not have a proper shelter in the area will benefit with the completion of the project said the Minister.


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August 28, 2009 at 10:52 am

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