The handover ceremony of 20 houses, constructed by Rhino Roofing Products Ltd. for 20 families affected by the landslide at Aranayake Samasara-Kanda, took place under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe recently.
The event was held in the presence of several dignitaries including Ministers Kabir Hashim and Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, District Secretary Abeywickrama Wanasuriya, Aranayake Divisional Secretary A.M. Faizal and other administrative officers of the area, regional politicians, Managing Director of Rhino Roofing Products Ltd. Jeyaseelan Gnanam as well as the Coordinator of the housing project Group Marketing Manager Priyantha Jayasinghe and other officials of the company.
The housing project costing over Rs. 50 million was completed by Rhino Roofing Products Ltd. on a plot of land granted by the government. Moreover, the houses – each extending 781 sq ft were planned and constructed in accordance with the recommendations of the National Building Research Organization.
Expressing his views on the housing project, Group Marketing Manager of Rhino Roofing Products Ltd. and the Coordinator of the housing project Priyantha Jayasinghe said, “One of the prime CSR concerns of Rhino Roofing Products Ltd. is to take all necessary measures to return the lives of those affected by natural disasters to normalcy. We constantly take measures to provide houses to those affected by natural disasters, and offer Chrysotile roofing sheets free of charge for construction projects of public venues. The housing project which costme over Rs. 50 million to build 20 houses in Aranayake area, marked an important milestone of our CSR program. And we believe that our endeavour will truly bring solace to the owners of the new houses.”
He further expressed that the government has extended great support to successfully complete the project and thanked Kegalle District Secretary Abeywickrama Wanasuriya and Aranayake Divisional Secretary A.M. Faizal.
Rhino Roofing Products Ltd. completed the housing project and handed over the houses to the relevant 20 families in Aranayake within four months.