Secretary of Defence declares open renovated school hostel at Sri Jayawardenepura College


The Secretary of Defence and Urban Development, Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open the newly renovated school hostel at Sri Jayawardenapura College in Kotte on 28th November 2014. The Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera was also among the distinguished guests that attended the opening ceremony organized by the Principal, Staff and students of the college.

The building, which had been in a dilapidated condition, was fully renovated by the Civil Engineering Department of the Navy, utilizing the funds provided by the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development as a social responsibility project undertaken to uplift the accommodation facilities of the students. A large number of parents and well-wishers were also present at the event to express their gratitude to the generous act.