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Newly Constructed Maha Oya Water Treatment Plant by the Government of Japan inaugurate to distribute Clean Water to the Public

He japanThe newly constructed Maha Oya Water Treatment Plant funded by the Government of Japan inaugurate to distribute Clean Water to the Public after it was ceremonially handed over to the National Water Supply and Drainage Board under the patronage of His Excellency President, Maithripala Sirisena and His Excellency Kenichi Suganuma, Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka, at Maha Oya on the 19th of October 2016.

 The Government of Japan provided 4,850 million Japanese Yen (approximately LKR. 6,300 million) towards the construction of Maha Oya Water Treatment Plant in Ampara District under the Eastern Province Water Supply Development Project which aims to benefit around 210,000 people in the Ampara District.

Japan, through its Official Development Assistance program, has contributed to Sri Lanka’s social and economic development over the past six decades, which assistance has filtered through virtually every key sector of Sri Lanka targeting poverty alleviation and meeting the basic needs of the people living in both urban and rural areas. The Government and the people of Japan, hope that the newly built water treatment facility will ensure the provision of safe drinking water to the local community, and facilitate the long term development in Sri Lanka. (END)

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