Go Slow

Development projects are on track but are slowing down because of jittery foreign investors says the UNF.rnrn
ldblquote Whatever projects that were initiated by the UNF government are still going on but progress of these projects have slowed down because foreign investors are moving very slowly,
dblquote said Minister of Lands, Rajitha Senaratne at the UNF press briefing on Wednesday.rn

rnThe countrys many road development programmes are some of the larger projects that are limping along despite bumpy politics.rn

rnConstruction work on the Colombo-Katunayake and the Colombo Kandy expressways are now ready to start, said the Minister, while the Southern express is now well on its way.rn

rnThe Southern Expressway that was on the road to becoming a reality since 1992 is Sri Lankas first high speed road connecting Kottawa with Matara down south.rn

rnIts construction met with a string of obstacles from political to environmental to human interest related but jumped a final legal hurdle in late Jan