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New building in Hulftsdorp
On 3rd July 2015, an additional premises for the use of Attorney General’s Department was ceremoniously opened by Hon. Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe at Hulftsdorp Street, Colombo 12. After the auspicious lighting of the oil lamp and boiling of milk on a hearth, Attorney General Mr. Yuvanjana Wijayatilake, P.C. addressed the gathering and outlined his vision to improve the facilities of the Attorney General’s Department, considering the increased workload and need for more space to accommodate new cadre. He made mention of the gratitude we owed Hon. Minister Rajapakshe and Ms. Kamalini de Silva, Secretary, Ministry of Justice for their special efforts to secure this building. Thereafter, the Hon. Minister delivered a speech, referring to the Government’s commitment to ensure that Law Officers of the State are provided with better facilities. The premises will be shared by the Attorney General’s Department and the Ministry of Justice. The programme came to a close after guests were treated to a traditional Sri Lankan feast of kiribath and sweetmeats.