The all party Indian parliamentary delegation which arrived in Batticalo subsequent to visiting the Nuwara-Eliya district declared open the newly constructed facility which has been built at the premises of the Wandaramulla Vocational Training Centre today.
This initiative has been solely sponsored by the Indian government. According to our correspondent the group had also toured the areas of Batticalo & Valachchenai.
During this visit the delegation had also made it a point to hold discussions with the Chief Minister of the East Shiva-nesa-thurei Chandrakantha.
Prior to the delegations visit to the Central & Eastern regions of the country, the visiting Indian opposition leader had met with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at temple trees this morning.
Subsequent to this meeting the president had hosted the visiting Indian opposition leader for breakfast.
The presidential media unit notes that although the delegation was due to meet with President Mahinda Rajapaksa for a special discussion this evening, it has been re-scheduled for tomorrow.