Another city is being built by filling the sea near Port City, says Priyath Bandu

Another city is being built by filling the sea near Port City, says Priyath Bandu

1 August 2020 10:57 am

A project is being implemented to build another city by filling the sea near Port City, Colombo, which is currently under development, Secretary to Urban Development Ministry Priyath Bandu Wickrema revealed.  

The other project we have implemented is to build another city near the Port City by filling the sea. In fact, this project was being initiated since 2013. This project was unable to turn into a ground reality during the last five years.

Therefore, we have immediately reinitiated the works, by joining another plot to the Colombo Port City and making the Port City, this new city and the area surrounding Bere into one development zone, while properly collecting the physical resources and increasing green forest lines which our Colombo city lacks," he said, speaking to the press at Colombo on Friday (31).