Country’s largest prison nearingcompletion | Daily News

Country’s largest prison nearingcompletion

Construction work on the Angunukolapelessa New Prison which is the largest prison complex in the country being built at a cost of Rs. 4,000 million, is nearing completion.

Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Minister Mahinda Amaraweera who inspected the progress of work on the new complex, said it would be opened by President Maithripala Sirisena. The new prison which will replace the Tangalle Prison has accommodation for 1,500 inmates and is equipped with a gymnasium, swimming pool and a playground. It has been built in keeping with international standards to treat prisoners in a humanitarian manner.


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