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* Floating market in Sri Lankan capital ready to be opened next month
Wed, Apr 30, 2014, 01:45 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka Ministry of Defense and Urban Development announced that the new floating market constructed in Pettah area in the capital city Colombo would be declared open next month.

The floating market was constructed under the Colombo city beautification project. Under the city beautification project, the busy Bastian Street of Colombo where the long distance private bus stand is situated near the Colombo Fort Railway Station is being developed as a green environment.

Around 100 traders who are in the area will have stalls to sell local products in the floating market.

The floating market is a part of the greater Beira Lake project and the market will also include a water bus service.

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