Sep 15, 2020

Construction of Central Expressway Section 1 commences

Construction of the Kadawatha - Meerigama section (Section 1) of the Central Expressway has commenced this morning (15).

In a tweet, the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka said 1,500 direct and indirect jobs will be created for Sri Lankan workers under this project.

Metallurgical Corporation of China is the chief contractor for the project, while the Exim Bank of China has provided a concessional loan of US$ 989 million, the Embassy added.

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