Former Secretary to the Ministry of Mass Media and Information Karunarathna
Paranavithana will launch the future vision designed for Ratnapura district named “Minipura Ruwanmaga” today at 9.09am in Ratnapura Silver Ray Hotel.

The manifesto includes several measures to develop the Ratnapura district like to make the district of Ratnapura the main gem market center, measures to reduce environmental impact on gem mining, introduce eco-friendly agricultural practices and also steps to encourage farmers to invest in livestock, take measures to develop the tourism industry in the district, to make the University of Sabaragamuwa one of the main universities in the Asian region, take measures to reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases and to develop rural water supply systems in the districts.

Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera, Senior lecturer at University of Peradeniya Dr. Liyanage Amarakeerthi will also address the occasion and politicians, professionals and artistes are expected to participate in the event.