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Environment is created for everyone to coexist-PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that under the present government an environment where everyone can live in coexistence has been built.

He expressed regret that that some media publicize a false opinion stating that the country will be divided by the Government trying to introduce a new constitution.

The Prime Minister said that people want reconciliation and they have given a mandate in 2015 to unite all communities.

The Premier made this observation at a function held on Sunday at the Dunbar stadium in Hatton to hand over to the deeds of the lands and houses that are being constructed in the hill country for the benefit of the estate sector families.

The function has been organized to hand over the Green title deeds for the new houses constructed by the government on behalf of the estate workers under a program implemented based on a concept of the President and the Prime Minister by the Ministry of Upcountry Village Development.

The Prime Minister handed over 2,864 deeds under new village house scheme system to the recipients at Nuwara Eliya, Hootwill Estate under the first phase of the program.

Houses are being constructed on seven perches of with a 750 sq.ft in extent at a cost of Rs. 1.2 million each. Each house consists of 2 bedrooms, sitting room, kitchen and sanitary facilities. In addition, the design comprises electricity, water, roadways and all infrastructure facilities.

Speaking at the event, Prime Minister Wickremesinghe said that the present government has granted the land and land rights the people in the other parts of the country had to the people in the plantation sector as well.

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