The Vadamaradchchi Lagoon Fresh Water project has been proposed to solve the drinking water problem of the people of Jaffna District.Minister Mano Ganeshan and the Governor Dr. Suren Ragavan made a visit to the Project Secretariat and studied about the project and its current status.
This Project proposed by Engineer Kuganesarajah and prepared by Engineer A.D.S. Goonewardene had been approved by the Cabinet but is staying hitherto un-commenced. On the request of the Governor to provide finances for the commencement of the project, Minister Ganeshan had promised to release finances for the commencement of the Project through his Ministry of National Unity, Official Languages , Social Development and Hindu Affairs.
Explanations regarding the project were provide to the Minister, who made a visit to the Project Secretariat to study about the Project and get a firsthand knowledge of the Project Location.
The Minister also promised to take action to secure the whole amount needed to complete the Project.
Kandy District MP, Velukumar, former Leader of the House of the Northern Provincial Council, C.V.K. Sivagnanam, former NPC member, M.K.Sivajilingam, The Secretary to the Governor high level officers of District Secretariat, including the District Secretary participated in this event.