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* Sri Lankan President declares open several development projects in Kegalle
Mon, Jan 27, 2014, 02:15 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 26, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Sunday vested in the public a number of development projects in Kegalle district of the Sabaragamuwa Province as a part of the Deyata Kirula National Development Program.

The President declared open the outer circular road in Kegalle constructed at a cost of Rs. 3.6 billion. The 4.5 kilometer long road around the Kegalle town will bypass the busy town to provide a permanent solution to the vehicle congestion on the main road.

The vehicles can enter the Kegalle outer circular road through Meepitiya entrance and enter the Colombo Kandy main route through the Ranwala junction.

The President also declared open the Sanasa University Institute in Kegalle and the Mahindodaya laboratory at the Galigamuwa Central College that was built at a cost of 8 million rupees.

The renovated Ambanpitiya Dawson Bungalow was declared open this morning by the President. The Bungalow renovated at a cost of seventy million rupees has been constructed during the imperial times.

The statue of former Minister P.B.G. Kalugalla who rendered a mammoth service to people in Kalugalla, was unveiled by the President. It has been built in the centre of the Kegalle town. A pioneering member of the SLFP, Kalugalla had held portfolios of Deputy Minister and Minister and also he had been an Ambassador and a High Commissioner.

The President also declared open the new swimming pool at the Kegalle St Joseph's Girls School built at a cost of Rs. 15 million.

Senior Minister Athauda Seneviratne, Ministers Douglas Devananda, Jagath Balasuriya, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Bandula Gunawardena and Nirmala Kotelawala also participated in the events.

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