Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* 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.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka PM says those who spread false rumors on proposed constitution attempt to destabilize the country
-- [9 hours ago]
Main reason for breaking down of the economy is the colossal debt crisis - JVP leader
Interest in Luxury yacht building and marina development in Sri Lanka is rising
Joint opposition to protest LG election delay
Iran, Sri Lanka sign extradition treaty
Large gap in household incomes between Sri Lanka's urban, rural and estate sectors
OPV provided by India Coast Guard to Sri Lanka Navy commissioned as Sri Lanka Coast Guard Ship Suraksha
Sri Lankan Government to grant over 3,700 permanent houses to hill country plantation community this year
Sri Lanka and Samoa propose to protect the Blue Shark at global migratory species conference
Ven. Arambepola Rathanasara Thera remanded until the 30th

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.