A ceremony was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Mahabulankulama Thibbotuwawa Sri Vijaya Viharaya, yesterday (10) to open Water Treatment Plants installed at several places in Anuradhapura district, with the aim of minimizing the spread of chronic kidney disease in the district.

The President who arrived at the Thibbotuwawa Sri Vijaya Viharaya opened the Water Treatment Plant installed at the temple amid the chanting of Seth Pirith and later opened Water Treatment Plants installed in Thalawa, Pahala Talawa, Galnewa and Tirippane areas using the remote control technology.

During this event, a programme was organized to apprise the public regarding the kidney disease by the Presidential Task Force on Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease.

Minister Mahinda Amaraweera, Governor of the North Central Province P.B.Dissanayake, former Minister Tissa Karaliyadda, the Director of the Presidential Task Force on Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease Asela Iddawela were present on this occasion.

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