President Ranil Wickramasinghe was on an observation tour of Mannar district this morning (20).
The purpose of the President’s visit was to investigate the problems of the people of Mannar and to discuss possible solutions to those problems.
President Ranil Wickremesinghe, who came to Mannar city, first looked into the renovation work of Mannar Holland Fort.
After that, the President visited Ndukuda fishing village and had a friendly conversation with the fishing community and inquired about their problems.
President was informed about the many problems faced by the residents of Ndukuda fishing village and president said that they will be promptly investigated and the necessary solutions will be provided.
The president also observed the area where the Mannar wind power plant is being built and looked into the future activities of the wind power plant, and did not forget to ask the people’s problems in the power plant area. Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Douglas Devananda, Minister of Power Kanchana Wijesekera, Northern Province Governor Jeevan Thyagaraja, Minister of State for Urban Development and Housing Kader Mastan, President’s Secretary Saman Ekanayake, Mannar District Secretary Stanley de Mel and a group of government officials attended the event.