Japan-Lanka Friendship Village in Trincomalee
TRINCOMALEE: The Japan Sri Lanka Friendship village
constructed at a cost of Rs 400 million in Iqbal Nagar, Trincomalee will
be handed over to tsunami victims in Trincomalee district shortly.
The Iqbal Nagar tsunami housing scheme was constructed by the
National Housing Development Authority (NHDA) with 236 houses. Financial
assistance was provided by the Japanese Government through the Japan
International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
This is one of the largest tsunami housing projects established in
the Eastern province.The construction was competed within one year.
Each house in the scheme was constructed with two bed rooms, living
room, lavatory, kitchen and all other basic facilities.
A Kovil and a mosque have been constructed in this scheme.
Arrangements have been made to provide electricity and pipe borne
water facilities. Construction work on access roads too will be
completed within a few days, NHDA sources added.