Under the Puraneguma Development Project of Mahinda Chinthana and with the initiative of Chairman of Urban Council Kinniya Mr. Hilmy Mahroof, Newly Constructed Entertainment Park along the Kattaiyaru Lagoon was declared open by Hon. Governor, Eastern Province Rear Admiral Mohan Wijewickrama on 09th August 2014.
Hon Rizad Badurdeen, the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Chairman and Members of Urban Council, Kinniya, Provincial Secretaries, Government Officials and large gathering of people were also present at this occasion.During the speech of Hon. Governor reminded the situation that prevailed and the number of development programme carried out to the people in Kinniya by the Government, Provincial Council and the Local Government Institutions. He stressed that it is important for the people to ensure that the stability and peace is maintained as had been during the last few years to ensure smooth transformation of the people and infrastructure as found in other developed areas in Sri Lanka especially, after the absence of development for almost 30 years.