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Defence Ministry to be relocated in Akuregoda

Jan 26, 2011 10:04:30 AM - itnnews.lk

The Defence Ministry is to be relocated at Akuregoda in the Battaramulla area.

The Information Department said the required Cabinet approval has been received for the shifting of the Defence Ministry. The land where the Ministry of Defence is situated at Galle Face green is to be alienated on an earlier Cabinet decision for two giant foreign projects that will bring Foreign Direct Investment of 1000 million US Dollars. Therefore, on a proposal by the President Cabinet approval was given to relocate the Ministry of Defence, Office of the Chief of Defence Staff and Army Headquarters along with Headquarters of other Armed Forces with residential facilities at Akuregoda in Battaramulla.