Hikkaduwa 01Under the programof upgrading all district and divisional secretariatswith the intentions of making district and divisional administration more efficient and organized, four (04) buildings constructed by the Ministry of Home Affairs in Galle district were entrusted to the people by Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Prime Minister, on 12th May, 2018.

Under the directions of Hon. Wajira Abeywaradane, Minister of Home Affairs, these four buildings have been constructed for Akmeemana, Habaraduwa, Hikkaduwa and Gonapinuwala divisional secretariats. Hikkaduwa Divisional Secretariat building is four-storey while the other three are three-storey buildings.

Hikkaduwa Divisional Secretariat building has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 683 lakhs and the construction activities of this building were initiated on 08th October, 2016 with the laying of foundation stone. Rs. 480 lakhs has been spent on the construction of building for Habaraduwa Divisional Secretariat and the laying of foundation stone for the said building had also been done on08th October, 2016. Construction of new three-storeybuilding for Akmeemana Divisional Secretariat had been initiated on 09th September, 2016 with the laying of foundation stone and Rs. 458 lakhs has been spent for that purpose. Meanwhile,Rs. 510 lakhs has been spent for the new three-storey building in Gonapinuwala Divisional Secretariat where the laying of foundation stone had been done only on 09th January, 2017. Following the laying of foundation stones, it has been able to complete the construction activities of these buildings within a short period of time.

The special feature is that each of the above buildings has been furnished with a fully-equipped auditorium and vehicle parking facilities. All the necessary equipment for the staff has also been provided by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

 

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