The Annual Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) were signed today (02) between international and local NGOs on demining and the government at the auditorium of the State Ministry of Rural Housing and Construction and Building Materials Industries Promotion.
The MoUs for 2020 and 2021 were signed on this occasion and the Secretary to the State Ministry of Rural Housing and Construction & Building Materials Industries Promotion, Mr. Keerthi Ranjith Abeygunawardena on behalf of the government and representatives of international and local NGOs such as MAG, HALO Trust, Dash, and PARP signed the MOU.
On the instructions of His Excellency the President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and Hon. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, the demining program is currently being implemented under the guidance of Hon. Indika Anuruddha, State Minister of Rural Housing and Construction & Building Materials Industries Promotion.
Mr. V. Premachanthiran, the Deputy Director of the National Mine Action Center, Major Shaminda Ilangaratne of the Army Demining Unit and other government officials and representatives of international and local NGOs on demining were at this occasion.