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Friday, June 13, 2014 - 06.56 GMT
President promises super fast highway to Polonnaruwa


President Mahinda Rajapaksa said he would provide opportunities for the people to travel between Colombo and Polonnaruwa within 90 minutes in two more years and assured the provisions would be made to begin work immediately.

“It took seven hours to travel from Medamulana to Colombo in the past but now it takes only four hours to complete the journey. I will assure that the people in Polonnaruwa will be able to travel to Colombo in one and a half hours in two years,” he told the ceremony held to declare open several projects in the Polonnaruwa Royal College yesterday (June 12).

President said that at present almost all the roads in Polonnaruwa had been carpeted and funds had been allocated to carpet 250 more roads.





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