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Colombo Port City continues initiatives to uplift Sri Lankan communities

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Continuing with its various initiatives to uplift communities and create opportunities in Sri Lanka, CHEC Port City Colombo (CPCC), donated 2,500 translated copies of its inspiring and educational Children’s Storybook, “City Rising from the Ocean”, which has been translated into the Sinhala and Tamil Languages, Shalaka Wijeyaratne, Assistant Executive Director – CIFC Development at CPCC told Times online

The book was originally published in English in 2021, when 2,000 copies of the book were donated to the National Library of Sri Lanka, with the intention of inspiring future generations through an engaging story about developing Port City Colombo as the first ever master planned city built on reclaimed land thriving to drive the economic and social development of Sri Lanka, he said. .

Alongside the book donation, CPCC also undertook the refurbishment of the Chinese Book Corner of the National Library to mark the occasion.

The donation of the translated copies this year, builds on CPCC’s efforts to make a positive impact within communities through promoting reading and igniting a passion for learning amongst young minds.

Incidentally, this occasion also serves to mark both PCC’s 8th anniversary, while also celebrating Children’s Day in Sri Lanka.The set of 2,500 translated copies of “City Rising from the Ocean” were officially handed over to. W. Sunil, the Director General of the National Library, by a delegation of Senior Officials representing CPCC, led by Mr. Shalaka Wijeyaratne, Assistant Executive Director – CIFC Development at CPCC.

(Bandula)

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