All arrangements are in place for the opening of the first stage of the Matara-Colombo Expressway. Chairman of the Road Development Authority R.W. Ranjith Premasiri said that the distance of the first stage of the Expressway is 100 kilometres.
The Chairman of the Authority said that the stretch from Kottawa to Galle is due to be opened very soon. The distance is 100 kilomteres. He revealed that there are eight access centres to the road. Mr. Premasiri also revealed of plans to launch a luxury with the coordination of the National Transport Commission and the Sri Lanka Transport Board.