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President takes a walk in Katunayake Highway

President Mahinda Rajapaksa joined the walk today (24) that was organized parallel to opening of the Colombo Katunayake Express Highway.

The walk was organized by the Ministry of Ports and Highways and Road Development Authority.

The event saw the participation of Minister Nirmala Kothalawala, parliamentarians Namal Rajapaksa, Kamala Ranatunga, the Secretary of Ports and Highways Ministry R.W.R Premasiri and many other individuals from Ministry of Ports and Highways.

Colombo Katunayake Express Highway, which was constructed on $ 350 million financial aid from China, is scheduled to open on 27th of this month.

An exhibition bullock cart race was held yesterday (23) from Ja-ela interchange to Katunayake.

Sri Lanka Transport Board has announced that 13 luxury busses will be operating in the highway.