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* Major cities in Sri Lanka to be developed under a strategic plan
Sat, Feb 22, 2014, 12:52 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 22, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has initiated a project to develop the island's main cities under a strategic development plan.

Under the Strategic Cities Development Project, being formulated by the Ministry of Finance and Planning, major cities in the country, including Galle and Kandy will achieve planned development.

Preparation of Strategic Development Plans for Galle and Kandy cities, together with a Transport Improvement Plan to overcome traffic issues in Kandy city have been identified as priority needs under the proposed project.

A proposal, made by the President, in his capacity as the Minister of Defense and Urban Development to obtain the consultancy services for the preparation of Strategic Development Plans and for conducting Environmental Assessments, and to proceed with the relevant activities, has received the Cabinet approval.

The government will obtain Environmental Assessments for the project from the University of Moratuwa and Social Assessments from the University of Peradeniya.

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