Common amenities will be improved
A special programme to update the common amenities in housing
complexes will be launched to mark this years World Habitat Day, said
Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities
Minister Wimal Weerawansa.
He said that the government has allocated Rs. 35 million to implement
170 common amenities development projects in the Colombo city alone
removing garbage, cleaning canals, repairing welfare centres and
drainage lines will be undertaken under these projects, he said.
The common amenities development projects will be launched in the
outstation cities as well he said.
These projects will be handled by State Institutions such as National
Housing Development Authority, Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation,
Water Supplies and Drainage Board, Colombo Municipal Council and Ceylon
Electricity Board, he said. The district offices of the National Housing
Development Authority will launch another 183 common amenities
development projects in Vavuniya, Trincomalee, Ampara, Batticaloa and
Jaffna, the Minister said.