Sri Lanka to construct Rs. 600 million second approach road to main international airport
Sri Lanka’s Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Keheliya Rambukwella has reportedly said that the government of Sri Lanka is to construct a Rs. 600 million second approach road to the main international airport in Katunayake – the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA).
The Minister has told the local media that there was congestion at peak hours at the BIA and the government has decided on the second approach road in order to remedy the situation.
Accordingly, the cost of the second access road has been estimated at Rs. 600 million.
According to local media reports, the road is to run from Minuwangoda road and the Board of Investment industrial zone area.
Sri Lanka Airport and Aviation Services, the state airport agency is to provide funds required for the second approach road.
Sri Lanka’s ongoing development programme that covers all key economic sectors in the country have created many business/investment opportunities for potential foreign investors. Sri Lanka is now a hotspot for business opportunities. Also, Sri Lanka’s geographical positioning in the Indian Ocean, the ease of doing business environment in the country and the many trade agreements as well as trade concessions enjoyed by the country have made it an attractive business destination in the South Asian region.
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