Friday, October 17, 2008

Sri Lankan Welfare Consortium- Canada donates USD 6000 to 'Api Wenuwen Api fund'

The Sri Lankan Welfare Consortium in Canada, made a monetary donation worth USD 6000 to the 'Api Wenuwen Api' housing project during a visit paid by its representatives to the Ministry of Defence, Thursday(Oct 16).

The cheque was presented to the Secretary Defence Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa by the consortium representatives Dr. Lasantha Gunasekara and Upali Perera. The Sri Lankan Welfare Consortium - Canada is an organization of Sri Lankan expatriates with its main administration office based at Calgary in the state of Alberta.

The 'Api Wenuwen Api' housing scheme is a mega project for building 50,000 housing units for war heroes in the phase of five years initiated by the Ministry of Defence.

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