Planetarium to be developed
The government will develop the Planetarium (Observatory)in Colombo.
Rs. 90 million has already granted for the first phase of development
activities and another Rs.13 million will be allocated for the second
The planetarium established in 1965 is located at the Colombo
University. The income of the astronomical observatory has increased
rapidly and the government has decided to modernize the observatory to
provide more knowledge about astronomy to its visitors.