Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena has said that a massive programme has been launched to develop the construction sector.
The Minister said that the construction sector will occupy a prominent place in the next 4 to 5 years. Therefore the Government expects to provide the necessary facilities.
He said that Singapore was developed by Prime Minster Lee Quan Yew through the Economic Development Ministry.
It is the same with Malaysia. He said that the President setup the Economic Development Ministry to coordinate the activities in all sectors.
The Deputy Minister expressed these views when he participated in a felicitation and an award presentation ceremony for the outstanding persons in the construction sector in the Southern Province.
Engineers, Architects and Contractors were felicitated at the function.