Oct 04, Negombo: Sri Lanka Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa Tuesday (04) declared open the newly constructed Negombo Bus Stand Complex with modern amenities.
The Ministry of Economic Development and the Negombo Municipal Council jointly provided the funds for the three-storied bus stand built at a cost of Rs. 220 Million.
Among several facilities, the 60,000- square feet complex encloses a 78 trade stalls, a public restaurant, resting and waiting halls and a Cinema Theatres in the top floor.
Arrival and departures of the buses will be displayed on digital screens similar to the flights schedule displays at airports for the convenience of nearly 35,000 passengers who are using the bus stand daily.
Several ministers, deputy ministers, parliamentarians and provincial councilors also participated in the event.