NECORD funded Mullaithivu hospital opens

[TamilNet, Thursday, 02 November 2006, 08:23 GMT]
Dr. T. W. Jeyakularajah, Mullaithivu District Deputy Provincial Director of Health Services, presided over the opening ceremony of a section of the Mullaithivu hospital complex constructed at a cost Rs.110m funded by he Northeast Community Restoration and Development (NECORD), held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m at Maanthottam area along the Mullaithivu-Mulliyawalai road.

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Vanni TNA MP S. Kanagaratnam unveiling the name board.
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GA Imelda Sukumar cutting ribbon, opening the building.


The guests were led to the venue a by music band before the event.

Mullaithivu district Political Head of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Chemmanan, hoisted the National Flag, and Hospital official Mr. Arunasalam lit the Common Flame. This was followed by the unveiling of the name board by S. Kanagaratnam TNA parliamentarian for Vanni.

President of Mullathivu Fishermen Society Consortium, Mariarasa, and German Red Cross representative Kabina lit the ceremonial lamps.

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Additional GA K. Parthipan unveiling NECORD plaque.
Mullaithivu Government Agent (GA) Imelda Sukumar opened the Hospital by cutting the ribbon. Additional GA K. Parthipan unveiled the NECORD plaque on the building. TNA parliamentarian for Jaffna S. Gajendran opened the rest of the building complex.

The opening of the first stage buildings of the new Mullaithivu hospital complex fulfills the long term need of medical facility in the under developed Mullaithivu district, said Dr. Jeyakularajah in his welcome address.

More than 3000 people died and coastal infrastructure was completely destroyed in Mulliathivu during the December 2004 tsunami Mullaithivu.

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