(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday felicitated 400 individuals who contributed to make the Moragahakanda-Kaluganga Multipurpose Development Project a success with their knowledge, labour and commitment.
Addressing a Service Excellence Awards ceremony at the Moragahakanda reservoir premises yesterday, the President said the public servants and professionals who honestly commit for the country’s development process amidst challenges must be honoured. The President reminded that the Mahaweli Project was a massive strength to improve the country’s economy and take the country forward as a sovereign and independent nation.
He expressed his happiness for being able to make the Moragahakanda-Kaluganga Project, the final phase of Mahaweli Project, a reality. He extended his honour to all who committed to the project from the chief engineer to the labourer. State Minister Ranjith Aluvihare, MP Lakshman Wasantha Perera, Mahaweli Development and Environment Ministry Secretary Anura Dissanayake also participated.