A massive development programme is now underway in the Eastern Province and Polonnaruwa district in line with the 2013 Deyata Kirula National Exhibition. A sum of Rs.16528 million is to be allocated for the development projects in the Polonnaruwa, Batticaloa, Trincomalee & Ampara Districts parallel to Deyata Kirula 2013 National Exhibition.
A preliminary discussion in this regard was held on June 28 under the patronage of Minister Basil Rohana Rajapaksa, Senior Adviser to the President and Minister of Economic Development at the Ministry of Finance.
Ranjith Siyambalapitiya. Minister of Telecommunication & Information Technology, A.L.M. Athaulla, Minister of Provincial Council and Local Government, Susantha Punchi Nilame, Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, Mr. M.L.A.M Hizbullah Deputy Minister of Child Development & Women's affairs, Parliament Members Sarath Weerasekara, P.H.P. Piyasena, H.M.M. Harees, Faizal Cassim, Chadrasiri Sooriyaarachchi, Sriyani wijewickrama, Basheer Segu Dawood and government officials also participated at this occasion.