In parallel to the Town Beautification programme, the sideways of the Negombo-Colombo Highway is also being given a new look.
It is a concept of Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. In addition to officials of the Road Development Authority, members of the Security Forces are involved in the work which has commenced from the Peliyagoda Junction. Today’s work was carried out from Peliyagoda to Mahabage. Migration from villages to towns and the dumping of garbage sans proper management impacts the beauty of the urban areas. With the rapid development taking place in the country, the need has arisen to maintain the environment of urban areas according to proper standards. The programme is already under implementation in Colombo and several suburban areas. The people have very much appreciated the programme.