ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday, March 25, 2007
Vol. 41 - No 43
Financial Times  

Largest conference hall in Hambantota

By Bandula Sirimanna

A massive four storied administrative complex including the country’s largest international conference hall is to be built in Hambantota with Korean assistance, Minister of State Revenue and Finance, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya told The Sunday Times FT.

All government institutions including Pradeshiya Sabha and local government offices will be housed at this complex costing US$ 26 million plus an additional US$ 9 million for the conference hall making it a grand total of US$35 million.

The Korean government will grant a sum of US$ 26 million for the whole project while the balance will come from Sri Lankan government. Construction work on the administrative complex will commence this year.


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