The City of Colombo will be developed to entice investors and foreign tourists.
Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa made this reference at a speech delivered at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute on “Development Plans of Colombo”. The Defence Secretary was delivering the Memorial Oration on Mrs. Sujatha Jayawardena who rendered yeoman service to the Colombo University. The Government’s desire is to increase the per capita income to 4000 Dollars within the next few years. Therefore, he emphatically stated that it was vital to develop the Colombo City with business and service facilities in additional to residential facilities.