The government has today presented a supplementary allocation of Rs. 20 billion for parliamentary approval.
Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne has reportedly presented the supplementary estimate for the construction of the Defence Headquarters in Akuregoda, Battaramulla.
The new Defence Headquarters is to house the Defence Ministry, Office of the Chief of Defence Staff Headquarters of the Army, Air Force and Navy.
The location where the Defence Ministry and the Army Headquarters is currently located in Galle Face has been alienated to construct two star class hotels by internationally acclaimed hotel chains.