Lotus Tower construction to be completed by Sep.: TRCSL

2016-03-12 17:17:10

Despite disruptions, the construction work of the Lotus Tower is scheduled to be completed by September 2017, the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) said yesterday.

TRCSL Director General Sunil S. Sirisena speaking to the Daily Mirror stated that the structure, when completed, would be the tallest building in South Asia.

However, the Director General pointed out that additional funds were required for the construction of the parking lot and shopping complex in the premises. He added that the mast of the tower was yet to be constructed, and the satellite cables and antennas were also to be installed.

“The Chinese government didn’t provide us with finances for such construction work, and therefore, we will have to utilize our resources,” he said.

The 350 metre tower due to be used for communication, observation and other leisure facilities, is expected to cost a total of US $ 104.3 million, sources said.(Darshana Sanjeewa and Yoshitha Perera)

  Comments - 6

  • raj Saturday, 12 March 2016 20:06

    Another white elephant from MaRa era..

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    Deals king Vidyalankra Saturday, 12 March 2016 20:27

    Only tbey have work of MR

    Reply : 1       1

    sarath Saturday, 12 March 2016 20:36

    So said CBK "Nelum Pokuna is like Kakkussi Pochchiya" now we are waiting comment from CBK Nelum Kuluna is Like------>

    Reply : 0       2

    Leo Sunday, 13 March 2016 08:52

    Hope you guys have a better ROI plan unlike MR constructions. Going on without any plan at all. via DM Android App

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    Bala Sunday, 13 March 2016 13:15

    MR only had Family Plan to amass wealth.

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    ANTON Sunday, 13 March 2016 09:03


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