Api Wenuwen Api:
Houses for Forces personnel
The first set of houses constructed under the Government’s Api
Wenuwen Api program will be handed over to Security Forces personnel by
President Mahinda Rajapaksa tomorrow, Media Centre for National Security
Director General Lakshman Hulugalle said.
Seven hundred houses will be constructed throughout the country for
Security Forces personnel under the Api Wenuwen Api housing program.
Under the first phase of the program, 25 houses have been constructed
in Kandy while 28 houses have been constructed in Kurunegala. Houses in
Kurunegala are nearing completion.
The second phase will commence in Matara and Hambantota districts, he
added. Selected Security Forces personnel of the three armed forces will
be given houses. The houses are constructed on the land of the selected
“Low income security personnel and families of forces personnel who
sacrificed their lives for the Motherland have been selected as
recipients of houses. Each house consists of three bedrooms, pantry,
kitchen, living room and other facilities. The Api Wenuwen Api fund
spends 0.9 million for building material for each house. The houses are
given free of charge,” Hulugalle said.