Housing and Construction Hon. Minister Sajith Premadasa pinning a flag on HE the President Maithripala Sirisena to officially commence the National Housing Week which begins on June 23 marking the national housing day to commemorate the birth anniversary of former HE President Ranasinghe Premadasa. The Minister officially declared the national housing week yesterday at the President Secretariat.
The Cabinet of Ministers in 2015 designated June 23 as National Housing Day. A spate of programmes were conducted from June 23 to mark the day and the proceeds from the sale of year’s national housing day flag were channeled to a fund for constructing houses for homeless victims of the acute renal failure.