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President instructs officials to expedite the current road development projects.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor February 15, 2020 11:10

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa instructed the relevant officials to expedite road development projects including the central expressway projects. These instructions were given in a meeting held at the Presidential Secretariat.

The President stresses the acceleration of construction of the parts of Central Expressway from Kadawatha to Kurunegala, Kurunegala to Dambulla and Pothuhera to Galagedara. After completion Kadawatha to Dambulla segment motorists get quick access to northern, eastern and western provinces. An economic corridor between these road systems will also be developed. Construction of the 76 kilometre long road from Ingiriya to Ratnapura will also be expedited. Accelerating the construction of tunnel road in Kandy will resolve the traffic congestion in the area. President also instructed to find immediate solutions to ease the traffic congestion in the morning on Galle Road, Kaduwela, Highlevel Road and Piliyandala roads towards Colombo. President highlighted the importance of extending the marine drive parallel to Gall Road up to Panadura.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor February 15, 2020 11:10