Sri Lanka’s permanent housing unit percentage reached 81 percent during the last four years and the construction industry’s contribution for the Gross Domestic Product last year was 8.6 percent, Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Minister Wimal Weerawansa said in Parliament today.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Sumedha G Jayasena said in Parliament today that the government had made massive allocation of funds to provide for women including setting up of special women police units to battle against violence against women.
Deputy Minister of Civil Aviation Geethanjana Gunawardena said in Parliament today (07) that ensuring Sri Lanka was well poised to be the centre in the region by transforming the country into a naval and maritime hub and an aviation hub as per the promises made in the Mahinda Chinthanaya manifesto was in progress well according to the master plan.
Hambantota port’s income earning power was increasing while the Mihin Lanka had been transformed to a profit-earning venture, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Deputy Minister Sarath Kumara Gunaratne said in Parliament today (07).
People of the North were pleased with the expedited projects implemented to construct roads soon after the end of the conflict by the government, Deputy Chairman of Committees Chandrakumar Murugesu told Parliament today.
Civil Aviation Minister Piyankara Jayaratne said in Parliament today (07) that the Lankan Civil Aviation Authority achieved the third place in Asia and number one place in South East Asia by implementing regulations on civil aviation safety management.