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* Sri Lanka to set up more industries in Kandy, Hambantota, and Bingiriya to increase production
Sat, Jan 13, 2018, 12:56 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 13, Colombo: The industrial and tourism zones in the Kandy, Hambantota, and Bingiriya- Iranawila region will help increase the per capita rate of production of the country and accelerate the country's development, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.

The Premier made this declaration Friday when he joined the opening of the new building at Udubaddawa Divisional Secretariat. The new building constructed at a cost of Rs. 3.1 billion comprises new facilities including an auditorium.

Describing the governments' development projects, the Prime Minister said that a great improvement will be seen in the Bingiriya area soon adding that Madampe, Chilaw areas will be declared as tourist zones. Great development will occur in these areas through the Bingiriya Industrial zone, he said.

The Premier pointed out that industries are needed to be created for greater production. Tourism industry and the information technology will join in improving the revenues of the country. Already a motor vehicle production Industry has been started in Kuliyapitiya and more industries will be established, the Prime Minister disclosed.

Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena and Governor of the North Western province Amara Piyasiri Ratnayake were present at the occasion.


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