“Vari Saubhagya Programme” will be initiated by the president Gotabayaa Rajapakse on Friday. Minister Chamal Rajapakse said that under this programme 5,000 tanks will be renovated under this programme. He made these remarks participating in a media briefing held at the information department today. Plans have been made to renovate 1000 tanks this year. 45 million rupees have been allocated in this regard from the budget. He also said that the main objective of this programme is to eradicate the poverty of rural people.
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