School children are creating a painting on a wall visualizing a positive image of Colombo in the future.
The creation of the longest painting in Asia has got underway near the Beira lake. The painting of the wall was organized by the Ministries of Economic Development, Skills Development, Education and the Western Provincial Council. Chief Minister of the Western Province Prasanna Ranatunge also participated in the inaugural ceremony. Deputy Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena visited the site this afternoon to observe the creative work being done by the children. Around 2000 school children from the Western Province are participating in the project. The painting will be completed on Monday making it the longest painting in Asia.