Felicitation and award ceremony of food production organizations in Polonnaruwa District was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena today (06).
A programme to award certificates to hotels, restaurants, tea shops, super markets and groceries has been launched island-wide.
800 such places in Polonnaruwa were selected under this programme and President symbolically handed over certificate to recipients.
Provincial Health Director in Polonnaruwa, Public Health Officers and other government officials attended this occasion.
The newly constructed bus stand in Minneriya was also vested with the public by the President.
Constructed at a cost of Rs. 25 million under ‘Pibidemu Polonnaruwa’ Programme, the new bus stand equipped with all modern facilities.
Governor of the North Central Province Sarath Ekanayake, Mayor Chanaka Sudath Ranasinghe and several other public representatives were present on the occasion.