A cheque awarding ceremony to Trincomalee District beneficiaries was held under patronage of new Governor of Eastern Province, Hon.Shan Wijayalal De silva at Governor’s Secretariat on 17.07.2019 at 3 P.M. At this occasion Hon.Governor handed over cheques to 18 homeless families to construct houses while 40 households were received financial assistance to construct toilets. Secretary, Chief Ministry-EP, Secretary to Hon.Governor, Chairman and General Manager of Eastern Province Housing Authority were also participated in this event.
An Engineering Material Testing Laboratory unit was opened on 13.06.2019 at Urban Council, Trincomalee by Eastern Province Housing Authority (EPHA) in collaboration with Urban Council, Trincomalee according to the MOU signed between EPHA and UC, Trincomalee on the same day. This is a remarkable achievement in EPHA’s history and a long felt want too. This unit will carry out all tests to ensure the quality of all building materials at a reasonable cost. All revenue from this venture will be utilized for EPHA’s future development activities and to incur other expenditures without depending on the Consolidated Fund. At this event Secretary-Chief Ministry, Chairman-EPHA, General Manager-EPHA, DCS-Planning, DCS-Finance, Provincial Director of Buildings Department and Secretary-Urban Council, Trincomalee were also presented.