Tamil Diplomat

Mangala visits Valveddithurai to decide on location for “Aalikumaran” Anandan Swimming pool

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera visited Valveddithurai on last Friday  to decide the location of the Swimming pool   to be setup in memory of “Aalikumaran” Ananthan, who is the 2nd man to swim across Palk straight. Navarathnasamy, also from Valveddithurai swam across the Palk straight and honoured by the Queen of England.

After inspecting the valveddithurai Revady  play ground and the land belonging the Customs department,as possible location for the memorial swimming pool, he part in a discussion in the Valveddithuraqi Town Council hall

The State Minister of Children”s Affairs, Mrs. Wijayakala Maheswaran, Government Agent, N. Vethanayagan, Divisional Secretary of Point Pedro, E.T.Jeyaseelan, NPC member, S.Sivajilingam, Officials of the Customs Department and other participated in the discussion with the Minister.