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National Physical Planning Policy and plan formulated

Dr. Jagath Munasinghe with the ‘National Physical Plan 2050’
Dr. Jagath Munasinghe with the ‘National Physical Plan 2050’

Sri Lanka has formulated and presented the National Physical Planning Policy and the plan for 2050, said Chairman of the Urban Development Authority (UDA) Dr. Jagath Munasinghe. This 30 year plan was prepared by the UDA after a careful study.

Munasinghe said that this, ‘National Physical Plan 2050’ will be the future policy plan to develop Sri Lanka for the next 30 years until 2050. He said that cultural factors urban migration too has been considered and most importantly great concern was also given towards environmental protection and safe water recourses.

He said that modern transport methods along with new areas for development too were included in this policy statement.

Nine new modern cities were also planned under this 30 year plan document. “One of the key points in this planning is to maximize available recourses o its full potential” He said that this would be presented by end of March to the public.

(SS)

 


 

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