BUREAU OF THE COMMISSIONER GENERAL OF REHABILITATION
"MINISTRY OF PRISON REFORMS,REHABILITATION, RESETTLEMENT AND HINDU RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS"

Foundation Stone Laid for New Building at Kandakadu

Foundation laying ceremony was held for a new building being constructed by Rehabilitees who are receiving vocational training at the Protective Accommodation and Rehabilitation Centre (PARC) in the East in Kandakadu.

His Excellency Jens Ploetner the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany laid the foundation stone at the invitation of Major General Chandana Rajaguru, Commissioner General of Rehabilitation (CGR).

The construction of the new building is a joint initiative of the Bureau of Commissioner General of Rehabilitation, Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA), under the Peace building through vocational Training of youth Project in the East of Sri Lanka (PB-VT)( funded by the German Government and implemented by German Development Corporation GIZ)& Holcim (Lanka)ltd.

Also present on this occasion were, Miss Indrani Perera-Training director NAITA, Mr.Jurgen Deptha Senior Advisor GIZ, Viraj Gunasekara Vice President of Holcim (Lanka) ltd and Head of the Human Resources Division Mr.Palitha Jayasinghe .

Deputy Commissioner General of Rehabilitation Modestus Fernando represented the CGR who was unable to participate in the ceremony due to unavoidable circumstances. The Coordination Officer (East) Lt.Col T.H.N. Sirisantha SLLI, Officer in Charge (OIC) Kandakadu Major R.M.G Rathnayake NCC, OIC Welikanda Major T.S.M.F.W. Gunawardena NCC were among the other distinguished participants.