President to hand over title deeds to Mahaweli settlers

The presentation of title deeds of the lands to the farming community in Walawa zone and Mahaweli ‘’H’’ zone under the National Program to offer 100,000 title deeds to Mahaweli settlers will be held on 11th  and 12th August under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.


This is the first time such a large number of title deeds are to be presented, giving a solution for a prolonged issue faced by the Mahaweli settlers. On 11th August, 5,000 title deeds will be presented to the farming community in the Walawa zone at the Embilipitiya Gam Udawa grounds, and another 5,000 title deeds to the farming community in the Mahaweli ‘’H’’ zone will be presented on 12th August at the Talawa Pradeshiya Sabha grounds under the patronage of the President.

 


According to the policy of giving each and every Sri Lankan citizen a right to own a land and a house, and under the directive of President Maithripala Sirisena these title deeds will be presented to the Mahaweli settlers.