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::

* Venues selected for Sri Lanka's mega development exhibition next year
Wed, Jun 11, 2014, 12:26 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said the venues for the 9th Deyata Kirula National Development Exhibition in 2015 have been selected on the instructions of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Accordingly, the Deyata Kirula Exhibition will be held in Kotawila, Matara in a land extent of 144 acres and at Mahinda Rajapaksa Vidyalaya premises in Meddawatta, Matara which has a land extent of 24 Acres.

Rapid development in the Districts of Galle, Matara, Hambantota and Ratnapura will take place under the Deyata Kirula Development Program 2014-2015 implemented in parallel to the Deyata Kirula Exhibition.

The earlier plan to hold the development exhibition in the Ruhunu University premises in Matara was changed after the students and the faculty of the University protested the plan.

Minister Siyambalapitiya, the organizer of the mega development exhibition, announced that the venue will be changed to a different location but denied the change of venue was due to the students' opposition.

He said the decision to shift the exhibition was taken to prevent Matara - Hambantota road being closed for several days and as there is no alternative route.

According to Minister Siyambalapitiya, the government intends to provide maximum benefits for the people of Matara through infrastructure development that will be carried out parallel to the exhibition.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Telephone calls from the Presidential Secretariat on the day of rugby player's death erased, court told
-- [4 hours ago]
Indian Economic Zone will not be in Trincomalee Harbor area, Prime Minister assures
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to strengthen the Secretariat for Coordinating Reconciliation Mechanisms
-- [6 hours ago]
India to provide Sri Lanka Rs 300 million for development activities in Hambantota District
-- [6 hours ago]
India to provide Sri Lanka Rs 300 million for development activities in Hambantota District
-- [6 hours ago]
Colombo Port's Jaya terminal docks four large ships at the same time
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka supports convening conference in 2017 to negotiate a legally - binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons
-- [7 hours ago]
Australian company investigated over alleged bribery scandal linked to Sri Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka, Indonesia agree to cooperate in the field of election management
-- [8 hours ago]
No Sri Lankan nationals affected by Italy earthquake
-- [9 hours ago]

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.