The Eastern Province Housing Authority was declared open by Hon. Rear Admiral (Retd.)Mohan Wijewickrama RSP, VSV, USP, Governor of Eastern Province and Hon. Najeeb Abdul Majeed, Chief Minister of Eastern Provincial Council on the invitation of Hon. M.S. Uthumalebbe, Minister of Road Development, Irrigation, Housing and Construction, Rural Electification and Water Supply, Eastern Provincial Council.
Hon. Wimalaweera Dissanayaka, Minister of Education and Transport, Hon. M.I.M. Mansoor, Minister of Health and Social Services Hon. W.G.M. Ariyawathy Galappathy, Chairman, Eastern Provincial Council, Hon. M.S. Subair, Deputy Chairman, Eastern Provincial Council and Hon. Members of Eastern Provincial Council along with the Chief Secretary, Secretaries, Deputy Chief Secretaries, Heads of department and other higher officers from Eastern Provincial Council participated on the occasion.
This Housing Authority fulfill the long awaited ambition of people of Eastern Province, who were being longing for peace and development for thirty years. This Housing Authority would grant relief to the people of Eastern Province who were affected by three decayed by unprecedented war in the Eastern Province.