“A food serving center is an essential service at a public place. Jaffna Old Park has been a cynosure to many in the District, a canteen facility is a timely need of the hour. This will also improve the basic facilities of the premises. Further it will attract more visitors to the premises. Jaffna Old Park has become a common leisure time entertaining place for many including children and adults.It is ideal that the canteen was opened on a special day – Thai Pongal day.”
A canteen was opened in Jaffna Old Park for public use. A ceremony in this regards was held on 15thJanuary 2014.
This canteen was constructed under the guidance of the Governor of the Northern Province GA Chandrasiri for the use of children and public who visit Children Park and Adventure Park.
Secretary to the Governor L.Ilaangovan, Asst. Secretary to the Governor JX Selvanayagam, Asst. Secretary of Jaffna Regional Commissioner Office S.Annadurai and Commissioner of Jaffna Municipal Council S.Pranavanthan participated at this event.