SLCBFA donates third water purification plant


Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan at the inauguration of the latest project

Third water purification plant under the theme SUWADIVIYATA PENDOTHAK by the Sri Lanka- China Buddhist Friendship Association (SLCBFA) with financial assistance of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Sri Lanka at Walsapugala Kemhatha Purana Viharaya, Suriyawewa in the Hambantota District was declared open by the Minister of Buddhist Affairs Gamini Jayawickrema Perera and the Ambassador of China in Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan on the invitation Ven. Villarreal Muhammadanism Thera, Chief Incumbent of the Kemhatha Viaharaya and Vice President of SLCBFA Sumathi Dharmawardena and Executive Committee members on last Saturday (07); amidst chanting of Seth Pirith.

Walsupugala area of Suriyawewa in the Hambantota District lack clean drinking water and it has resulted in a number of people there contracting Chronic Kidney Disease..

A deep well was constructed 160ft beneath the bedrock, to tap under ground water table to pump 8000 litres per day .

The Engineering Division of Sri Lanka Navy constructed the water purification plant, to provide 8000 litres per day and the water tank to store water at the Kemhatha Temple to assist needy people of the area .

SLCBFA donated similar water purification plants with the assistance of the Embassy of China in Sri Lanka and Jing CI Temple and the friendly Buddhist donors in Hangzhou, China at Gomarankadwala in the Trincomalee District and Rambewa at Anuradhapura District in 2017 to assist needy people suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease .

SLCBFA will start the 4th Water Purification Project under the program SUWADIVIYATA PENDOTHAK (Clean drinking water for healthy living – Project)

Head of Cultural Affairs of Embassy of China in Sri Lanka Liu Dong, Vice President SLCBFA Ajith Dharmawardena, Deputy SecretaryAruna Silva, Asst. Treasurer K.G. Chandrasiri, the SLCBFA Executive Committee Hiran Wimalarathne, Nalaka Senanayake and Dayananda Kukulewithana joined the occasion.

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