PM opens pilgrims’ resting places in Kandy today | Daily News

PM opens pilgrims’ resting places in Kandy today

The pilgrims' resting place at the Tomlin Park in Kandy.
The pilgrims' resting place at the Tomlin Park in Kandy.

The state-of-the-art pilgrims’ resting places built at the Tomlin Park and the Municipal Vehicle Park in Kandy will be vested with the public by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today.

These resting places have been built under the Strategic Cities Development Programme and the ‘Siyak Nagara’ Development Project of the Government at a cost of Rs. 373.89 million and Rs. 531.12 million respectively.

The resting place at the Tomlin Park comprises rooms for pilgrims, sanitary facilities and 16 outlets.

The Municipal Vehicle Park resting place comprises an indigenous food outlet, 100 stalls to sell artifacts unique to Kandy, an open theatre and sanitary facilities.

These projects will also benefit over 108,000 people in the Kandy City.

Apart from these projects, another six development projects are in progress in the Kandy Districts, Urban Development and Housing Ministry Officials said.

 


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