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Accelerated rural road development projects underway in Matara

According to Matara District Parliamantarian and Co-Chairman of the Matara District Development Coordinating Committee Buddika Pathirana, the present government has initiated accelerated undeveloped rural road development projects in the district of Matara and these programs are presently underway at Divisional Secretariat Division level in the district.

Undeveloped rural road improvement projects which have been started in the Malimbada, Athuralia and Akuressa Divisional Secretariat Divisions have made a noticeable progress at the moment. Under the program development work on Wilpita-Panugala road, Urumutha-Devala road, Galpatha Junction-Polhena road, Kalugala-Deegala Bodhiya road, Diyalape-Middellaketiya road, Ihala Kiyanduwa Olagalle road, Weliketiya-Dolamulla road and Ganhela-Asmagoda-Isurupitiya road in above Divisional Secretariat Divisions have successfully been completed at the moment.

"In addition to these development activities, many other selected roads are almost nearing completion and they too are anticipated to be over prior to end of this year," MP Buddika Pathirana said.

"The speedy enhancement of daily livelihood activities of the remote rural people would be boosted further with the completion of proposed road improvement programs. All these road development activities are scheduled to be finished before the end of this year.

The provision of better road transport facilities for people in far-off difficult areas in the Matara district would be the primary objective of all these endeavours and decentralized budgetary funds allocated for the district of Matara are utilised in this regard." Matara District MP Buddika Pathirana added.