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* Floating market in Sri Lankan capital to be opened Friday
Tue, Aug 19, 2014, 01:21 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka Ministry of Defense and Urban Development announced that the new floating market constructed in Pettah area in the capital city Colombo will be declared open Friday.

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 was situated near the Colombo Fort Railway Station was developed as a green environment.

Around 100 traders who are in the area will have stalls to sell their products in the floating market providing opportunity for foreign as well as local visitors to buy local products.

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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