Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka PM says 50,000 housing units will be constructed in Colombo city for middle income earners
Fri, Jan 12, 2018, 01:18 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that 50,000 housing units will be constructed soon for the Colombo city dwellers and a sum of Rs, 75 million has been set aside for the purpose.

The houses will be made available on easy loan terms to middle income earners, the Premier said.

The Prime Minister disclosed this at a public rally held in Wellawatta today in support of the Colombo United National Party (UNP) mayoral candidate Rosy Senanayake.

The Premier further said that all details regarding the beautification of the Colombo city came to be known by the Prime Minister. After three years the country is continuing to pay for those expenses busting the Treasury.

In Colombo North, Colombo Central and Borella, the biggest problem is drug addiction. Action is now being taken to eradicate this menace, he said.

Measures are taken to construct 50,000 houses at a cost of 75 million rupees for the middle income earners. The National Savings Bank will have a scheme to lend the amount at no rate for 3-5 years, he said.


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Sri Lanka's delegation to the 37th Session of the UNHRC include three ministers
-- [5 hours ago]
Arrest warrants issued against MPs Wimal Weerawansa & Jayantha Samaraweera
-- [5 hours ago]
No UNP MP will support the no-confidence motion against PM - MP
-- [5 hours ago]
Colombo MC seeks assistance of police, military to catch people disposing waste illegally
-- [7 hours ago]
New Artifacts found in Sigiriya Excavation
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lankan tourism experts visit Queensland for 10-day study tour
-- [8 hours ago]
Plantation Minister emphasizes the need for weedicides to prevent damage to tea industry
People's representatives should set an example to the public - President
BMW ended up in canal driven by a relative of Minister Kabir Hashim
Victims of Kandy violence to receive payments for damages tomorrow

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.