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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2644

Funds Released for Three Churches Damaged by Easter Sunday Bomb attacks

Colombo, 09 May, (Asiantribune.com):

Funds have been released to reconstruct and rehabilitate St. Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade, St. Sebastian’s Church in Katuwapitiya and Zion Church in Batticaloa Under the direction of Prime Minister.

Prime Minister in his capa city as the Minister of National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement & Rehabilitation, Northern Province Develo pment and Youth Affairs, have made necessary arrangements on an urgent basis to reconstruct and rehabilitate the damaged Churches namely St. Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade, St. Sebastian’s Church in Katuwapitiya and Zion Church in Batticaloa respectively.

Further, the Cabinet of Ministers have granted approval to the Cabinet Memorandum submitted by the Prime Minister to rehabilitate and reconstruct the damaged Churches by the Sri Lanka Army and Sri Lanka Navy through
Affairs, Resettlement & Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs and its Office for Reparations following the devastating and horrific suicide bomb attacks which caused significant damages to the sacred Churches on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019.

In order to immediately reconstruct and rehabilitate the damaged Churches, advance payments have been
Province Development and Youth Affairs through its Office for Reparations to Sri Lanka Army in order to undertake the rehabilitation works at St. Sebastian’s Church in Katuwapitiya and Zion Church in Batticaloa and for the Sri Lanka Navy to carryout reconstruction works at St. Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade.

Accordingly, Rs. 10 million has been transferred as an initial advance payment to Sri Lanka Navy to reconstruct and
Batticaloa.

- Asian Tribune -

Funds Released for Three Churches Damaged by Easter Sunday Bomb attacks
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