Secretary to the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing Sirinimal Perera stated that the Urban Development Authority has been instructed to open the Peliyagoda Manning Market to the public before November 17, the one year anniversary of Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s assumption of the presidency. The Secretary said that although there was a major setback in the construction sector during the previous government, there will be no setback in the construction sector under the current government.
Sirinimal Perera stated this while inspecting the Manning Mall in Colombo Fort. The Secretary to the Ministry instructed the officials of the Urban Development Authority to complete the development projects on time.
Minister of State for Urban Development, Coast Conservation, Waste Disposal and Public Sanitation Dr. Nalaka Godahewa who participated in the event stated that after the relocation of the Colombo Manning Mall to Peliyagoda, there are already plans to make use of the land where the Colombo Manning Market is located.