Jan 16, 2022

Mirigama-Kurunegala section of Central Expressway inaugurated (Pics)

The Mirigama-Kurunegala section of the Central Expressway was opened to the public yesterday (15) by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The Ethugalpura Entrance, the second phase of the Central Expressway which spans 40.91 km in distance,has five interchanges at Mirigama, Nakalagamuwa, Dambokka, Kurunegala and Yaggapitiya.

Rs. 149 billion has been spent for this by the government. This section of road was constructed by local contractors and engineers.

At the Mirigama Entrance, the President and the Prime Minister unveiled the plaque amidst the chanting of Seth Pirith by the Maha Sangha. The President, the Prime Minister and other Ministers and Parliamentarians cut the ribbon, opened the road and made way to the Kurunegala Interchange, where the main public meeting was held.

(Pics : Dept. of Govt. Information)
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