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* Sri Lanka to get US$ 36 million loan from Kuwait to renovate bridges
Fri, Feb 15, 2013, 01:42 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka will obtain US$ 36 million loan assistance from the Kuwait Fund for Arabic Economic Development to construct and rehabilitate 25 bridges on country's roads.

The project will construct new bridges or rehabilitate existing ones on the national road network. Under the proposed project 9 bridges in the Western Province, 3 bridges in the Southern, 5 bridges in the North Western Province, 4 bridges in the Sabaragamuwa Province, 3 bridges in the Northern Province, and one bridge in the Eastern Province will be considered for renovation.

The cabinet has approved the proposal submitted by the Oresident Mahinda Rajapaksa in his capacity as the Minister of Finance and Planning to obtain the loan.

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