The project to build the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Wellawatte is set to be contracted to two Chinese companies, namely PowerChina Zhongnan Engineering Corporation Ltd. and Beijing Enterprises Water Group Ltd., in their joint business.
The move to hand over the wastewater treatment project has been approved by the Cabinet.
The establishment of Wastewater Treatment Plant in Wellawatte has been allocated to a budget of Rs. 4.36 billion and was recommended for the joint Chinese business by the procurement committee appointed by the board of ministers.
The Cabinet paper was tabled by Minister of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Governments Janaka Bandara Thennakoon.