Rural roads in N’Eliya: Development to be expedited – Lanza
State Minister of Rural Roads and Other Infrastructure, Nimal Lanza, said steps will be taken to accelerate the development of rural roads in the Nuwara Eliya District. He said so while inaugurating the Nuwara Eliya District Road Development Programme on 17 and 18 October, under the national programme to develop 100,000 kilometres (km). Steps were taken to carpet 10 km of Agarapathana-Bopaththalawa Road, 15.5 km of the Dikoya-Fordies Agarapathana Road and 3.5 km of the Pundaluoya Hero Upper. The Government has allocated Rs 468 million for this purpose. Steps will be taken to achieve a road development target of 30,000 km next year, Lanza further said.