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Program to provide water to drought affected areas

(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – A program to provide Bowsers to supply water to the people in the drought affected areas was implemented under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (2nd March) at the Ministry of Defense.

Under the program, drinking water is being delivered to 180, 000 families in 83 divisional secretariat units in 15 districts.

The Presidential Secretariat under the directive of the President has taken action to provide tractor bowsers to expeditiously supply water to affected areas.

Kauthara, Kurunegala, Mulative, Kilinochchi, Vavunia and Mannar districts have been provided with these water bowsers so far.

On this occasion, the President also inspected the mobile service which sells the toxin free food, produced under the local food production program.

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