Chinese company to build Ruwanpura Expressway

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By Kelum Bandara 
A Chinese company is to be awarded the contract to construct the Ruwanpura Expressway linking Colombo and Ratnapura, Highways and Higher Education Minister Lakshman Kiriella said in an interview that only China had the money to invest in mega road projects.   

A Chinese company has also been given the contract to construct one segment of the Central Expressway while a Chinese company has been selected to construct the Dambulla Expressway.   
“Work will begin on February 27,” the minister said.