H’tota next South capital

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At this rate of development with its new harbor and airport, Hambantota might be the next capital of the South, Speaker of the Parliament Chamal Rajapaksa said today.  The speaker said this while attending the foundation stone laying ceremony of the new bus stand in Galle. (DGS)

  Comments - 18

  • lanak Monday, 04 October 2010 04:00 AM

    yeh, add a space port and overhead space station like ISS. only thing that lacks now.

    SK Sunday, 03 October 2010 02:01 PM

    wasnt it already the capital?? gee i thought it was since you and your family acted like there wasnt any other town in SL!

    Nishantha Sunday, 03 October 2010 02:01 PM

    is that means no development for other districts ?? .we vote for developmental in whole country not only in hambanthota

    Sue Monday, 04 October 2010 04:49 AM

    Yea, yea. But without night clubs and discos you will not be able to get the tourists there, capital or not. In the meantime, add a few bars or most people will not want to visit your new capital.

    RR Monday, 04 October 2010 04:56 AM

    gee, i guess that's why he's laying a foundation stone in Galle :P

    Rana Sunday, 03 October 2010 09:13 AM

    Yeh yeh good for the families there..

    Ranjith Gunatilleka Sunday, 03 October 2010 09:20 AM

    Definitely the next capital of Sri Lanka

    local boy Sunday, 03 October 2010 09:21 AM

    Make a city plan like dubai. Otherwise H'tota will be like another messy colombo

    chamara Sunday, 03 October 2010 09:22 AM

    why only southern capital it has already become sri lanka's capital, the abode of the king is there.

    Smart Aleck Sunday, 03 October 2010 09:22 AM

    So! Has Sri Lanka now been divided to North and South? Is so, has Prabahakaran's elusive dream of Eelam been made a reality ?

    chami Sunday, 03 October 2010 09:38 AM

    That's what your brother wants

    Tharaka Chanaka Sunday, 03 October 2010 09:49 AM

    haha....this is no surprise Mr. CR...

    ruchira Sunday, 03 October 2010 09:50 AM

    Why not add a space station and make it the Global capital..
    thats all what it lacks right now

    ranjith Sunday, 03 October 2010 09:52 AM

    Its already the capital of Sri Lanka, the abode of the king

    chamara Sunday, 03 October 2010 09:53 AM

    Sri Lanka is the captal city of hambantota, everything here revolves round hambantota

    wasa Monday, 04 October 2010 06:02 AM

    Mr CR ,Make Hambanthota country capital. not southern province capitel. Bring parliment to Hambanthota.

    Kadira Sunday, 03 October 2010 10:17 AM

    Very interesting statement. We will have so many capitals soon in the tiny country. Not a bad idea. Suba Udasenayake. Thanks DM for giving us this type of news.

    fit Sunday, 03 October 2010 10:57 AM

    so what? Will still be namesake!


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