Opening Ceremony of VAROD Main Office
The newly constructed VAROD office at Pampaimadhu, Vavuniya was ceremonially opened on 19.07.2010 at 5.00 PM by Mr Lutz Loher, from Muenster, German, in the presence of Rev. Fr. T. L . Rohan Dominic CMF, Regional Superior, Sri Lankan Claretian Missionaries, in the German Province and the President, VAROD. Following the traditional events, inter-religious prayers held. Then Rev. Fr. T L Rohan Dominic CMF blessed the building and declared officially to function.
The religious priests, nuns from different congregations, all staff of VAROD and inmates of three centers gathered in the occasion to decorate the event more coloufully.
This building was constructed with the financial assistance provided by the various local and foreign agencies, well wishers and benefactors with the guidance and direction of the Rev. Fr. Albert J. Arulraja CMF, Executive Director, VAROD, Vavuniya.
It is noted that in the inception, Main Office of the VAROD was functioning at the Girls’ Centre, 3rd Mile Post, 3rd Lane, Mannar Rd, Nelukulam, Vavuniya. After the few months, it shifted to the Boys’ Centre situated at #15, 8th Lane, Mannar Rd, Veppankulam, Vavuniya until the completion of the construction of the building to the permanent place.