The Government is eager to declare open the New Galle Bus Stand equipped with all facilities.
The Project is expected to incur an expenditure of 280 million rupees. Attention was drawn to the construction of a new Bus Stand following the destruction of the previous bus stand by the tsunami. Accordingly Minister Basil Rajapaksa launched its construction recently. The Minister today visited the location to inspect the progress of work. After inquiring into the problems, the Minister gave instructions to the officials to complete the work soon.
In the meantime, the Minister drew his attention to providing a suitable venue for the pavement hawkers to engage in their business. He inspected a suitable location. The Minister also visited the weekly fair and inquired into the shortcomings. Several Parliamentarians were present.