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Nuwara Eliya to get Motor racing track


18 December 2020 09:32 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


There are plans to build a motor racing track between the Nuwara Eliya Race Course and Nuwara Eliya Gregory Lake, Ministry of Urban Development and Housing said.

The Ministry said that the implementation of the Nuwara Eliya District Tourism Development Zone in an environmentally friendly manner will commence this weekend under the instructions of the President and the Prime Minister.

On both sides of roads from Kitulgala to Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya to Kandy and Nuwara Eliya to Badulla will be developed as a special tourist zone to attract the local and foreign tourists.

The ministry said that the Urban Development Authority (UDA) plans to implement number of development projects in an eco-friendly manner, the ministry said.

The Kotagala Wetland Garden Development Project, Talawakele town beautification project are also scheduled to commence on Saturday.

Development of Nuwara Eliya Race Course, Raboda and Thawalantenna Tourism Project are scheduled to commence on Sunday .

The Nuwara Eliya Race Course, which has not been properly developed for many years, is to be developed under this tourism development zone with a cost of Rs. 700 million.

The track will be upgraded to accommodate equestrian events, and plans are afoot to build three stadiums for cricket, football and rugby in the center of the race course.

In addition, a 3.9 km long cable car system will be installed from Nuwara Eliya to Nanu Oya railway station, the ministry said.

  Comments - 7

  • foumula f1 Friday, 18 December 2020 12:22 PM

    we really dont need race tracks at this stage.. we need many other deep level strategic implementations.. like a proper rail system.. and a forwst conservation mecbanism etc..

    Sherlock Holmans Friday, 18 December 2020 12:42 PM

    Do not destroy the nature more.

    Johannes Friday, 18 December 2020 03:05 PM

    Namal baby

    Vadivelu Yogaratnm Friday, 18 December 2020 07:33 PM

    First provide water to poor prisoners instead shooting.

    Truth_Be_Told Friday, 18 December 2020 07:48 PM

    Good idea; also we need deep level strategical systems implementation simultaneously. @foumula f1

    friendass Friday, 18 December 2020 08:10 PM

    Babylata kar padinna

    Go-Boy Friday, 18 December 2020 08:30 PM

    All business ventures of Rajapakasa family, ways to increase their bank balances overseas / offshore with no accounting audits.

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