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Scout Movement in the country will be developed - President

[December 23 2015]

President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the newly built headquarters of Sri Lanka Scouts Association at the Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha in Colombo, Tuesday (22).     

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Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 8.8 percent in October 2015

[December 23 2015]

Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 8.8 percent in October this year compared to the same period last year, the data released by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) showed.     

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India to construct 65,000 houses in Sri Lanka

[October 11 2015]

There is huge scope for collaboration between India and Sri Lanka in the area of real estate, town planning and infrastructure development.     

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Kaduwela-Kadawatha (OCH) - stage 2 , to be commissioned today

[September 17 2015]

The second stage of the Outer Circular Highway (OCH) from Kaduwela to Kadawatha will be commissioned today.    

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Steps to rehabilitate Maho - Vavuniya Railway track

[August 102015]

Sri Lanka Railways has taken steps to rehabilitate the railway line section (120.7 km.) from Maho to Vavuniya (inclusive of 5.0 kms of loop lines).    

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Govt. to reconstruct A5 main road from Badulla to Chenkalady

[August 08 2015]

The government has decided to reconstruct the A5 main road from Badulla to Chenkalady which is one of the major highways linking parts of the Central Province to the Eastern Province.   

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Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 31 percent records highest in July 2015

[August 06 2015]

Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals reached a record highest rising 31.2 percent in July this year compared to the same period last year, the data released by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) showed.   

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Project for construction of Flyovers at Rajagiriya, Ganemulla and Polgahawela

[July 17 2015]

The government expects to implement various development programmes for the development of road network throughout the country, including the construction of steel flyovers to ease the traffic congestion in the Colombo city and suburbs.   

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Plans afoot to accelerate work on Central Expressway

[July 13 2015]

Completion of the constructions of Central Expressway is very important to the economic development of the country.   

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Moragahahena to be developed as a commercial sub-town

[July 09 2015]

The Urban Development Authority has commenced a programme of developing small and medium scale towns to suit the future town development activities.   

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President declares open Galle Face Roundabout

[June 18 2015]

Newly constructed Galle Face Roundabout was declared open by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (17).   

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Colombo tops World's fastest growing city list

[June 05 2015]

Among the 10 fastest growing cities in the world (based on data gathered over the last six years), seven are in Asia.   

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Sri Lanka's Export Sector records a five percent growth

[April 22 2015]

The export sector, a key driver of the economy rebounded from last year's sluggish pace to record a five percent growth during the first quarter of this year as against the corresponding quarter last year.   

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Japanese assistance to develop railway network and agriculture

[April 04 2015]

The government of Japan has agreed to provide grant assistance under non-project grant aid amounting to Japanese Yen 500 Million (Approximately Rs. 550 million) in the Japanese fiscal year 2014 for provision of Japanese equipment to develop railway network and agricultural facilities in Sri Lanka.   

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Govt launches two housing projects to provide houses for 50,000 families

[January 26 2015]

The government will launch two housing projects by the end of this month to provide houses for 55,000 families before end of the 100-day program.   

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