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PM claims the Colombo City is now being converted into a beautiful city

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By ITN News Editor August 22, 2019 19:18

PM claims the Colombo City is now being converted into a beautiful city

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has said that the Colombo City which had been built without a proper plan is now being converted into a beautiful City in the world as Singapore. The Prime Minister made this observation joining in the launch of the passenger boat service at the Beira Lake. Premier Wickremasinghe mentioned that this beautification was being undertaken with the aim of attracting local and foreign investment to the country within the next five years.
The Beira Lake Passenger Transport Service was launched today under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe. It is operative from Union Place to Colombo Fort as a solution to congestion on roads in the Colombo City. It is operative based on a concept of Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka. It takes at least thirty minutes to travel in a bus from Colombo Fort to Union Place. However it takes only ten minutes to travel between these two destinations. The public will be able to obtain this service within this month free of charge.
The trawler service is operative in collaboration with the Navy and also includes all security provisions.
The Prime Minister after opening this Boatyard, the Prime joined in the first trip.
Among those who joined in the occasion were Ministers Sagala Ratnayake and John Amaratunge as well as a group including Parliamentarians and the Navy Commander.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 22, 2019 19:18