The 5- kilometer highway from Peliyagoda to Colombo Fort
has been designed to connect to the interchange at Peliyagoda on Colombo- Katunayake Expressway connecting the country's international airport.
Shortly after Sri Lanka's independence in 1948, the last British governor handed over the keys for his official residence in Colombo Fort
to Sri Lanka's governor general.
3 of the Colombo Fort
railway station, one of the two busiest in the city, which was relatively empty Sunday afternoon.
Some of them are situated in Colombo Fort
and its neighbouring areas which are thickly populated.
Chairman of the National Transport Commission Renuka Perera said that the second stage will target offices located in Colombo Fort
The two local employees of the Sri Lanka Red Cross were from the minority Tamil community and they were taken away from the main railway station at Colombo Fort
on Friday evening, a spokesman for the Red Cross said.