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    Steps to connect all major townships, airports and ports

    August 24, 2014

    The Government has already taken initiatives to connect all major townships, airports and ports by the developing the country’s road network and is planning connect all the villages the road network by implementing the investment the investment plan for the rural road connectivity.


    About 1,000 villages will be selected under this programme as rural hubs based on the population and development potential.


    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to support this programme by providing financial assistance in a sum of US $800 million to implement the programme in five Provinces through five projects as given below and the Government contribution for the entire programme is US $106 million:

    Project 1 Southern Province
    Project 2 Sabaragamuwa Province and the Kalutara District of Western Province
    Project 3 Central Province
    Project 4 North Central Province
    Project 5 North Western Province


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