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Synonyms for Colombo

the capital and largest city of Sri Lanka

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The Greater Colombo area, the island's financial center and capital region, is in a particularly critical situation.
According to Lewcock (1980) a few hundreds of such buildings are found in the Greater Colombo area.
Even though some of these are very small in magnitude and some had epicenters far away from the country, the necessity to study the seismic effects on Greater Colombo area has been realized by engineering professionals.
In the case of Multivision, build-out expense for Greater Colombo with a population of 6 million is approximately $US12-18 million, whereas wired cable distribution covering the same area would cost approximately $US100-180 million.
The chief objectives of the Greater Colombo Water and Wastewater Management Improvement Investment Program are trimming down of non-revenue water, upgrading the efficiency of water, and wastewater services in Greater Colombo.
investors and firms to seek opportunities for trade beyond greater Colombo, including the North and East, as well as the South.
The new cable broadcast now provides television coverage service to in excess of 1,100,000 television households located in the Greater Colombo district.
This loan comes as the third tranche for phase three of the Greater Colombo Water and Wastewater Management Improvement Investment Program.
The Company is constantly in search of suitable properties for development in the greater Colombo area as well, Fernando has said.
In particular, Greater Colombo, which accounts for approximately half of the GDP and is the core region for economic activities in Sri Lanka, is undergoing a high rate of increase in the power consumption, approximately 10 percent per year, and the current capacity of the main transmission lines and substations in the capital area cannot accommodate any further increase in demand.
The funds offered yesterday will support the financing of two projects including phase 2 of the Greater Colombo Urban Transport Development project and the Vavuniya Kilinochchi Transmission Line project.
At the Bandaranaike International Airport, which is the gateway to Greater Colombo (the administrative and economic center of Sri Lanka), the number of passengers handled per year reached 7.
Out of these, approximately 21% were in the 5-star category, whilst about 39% of the room supply is situated in Colombo (22%) and Greater Colombo (17%), with a further 34% located in the South Coast.
The Greater Colombo area, the islands financial center and capital region, is in a particularly critical situation.
The 350 meter-tall lotus-shaped tower is primarily built to house radio, television, and telephony serving greater Colombo area and will be equipped with restaurants and observation facilities for tourists.
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