First floating restaurant in Sri Lanka opened

Dec 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the first floating restaurant in the country Monday night.

The floating restaurant in the Beira Lake in Colombo named as the “Pontoon North 8” has been launched under the sponsorship of Cinnamon Lake Side Hotel.

The 70-feet long restaurant was built at a cost of 100 million rupees. It can accommodate 100 persons.

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga, Civil Aviation Service Minister Priyankara Jayaratne, MP Sajin Vas Gunawardena, and Chairman of John Keells, Susantha Ratnayake were also present at the event.

(Photos by Sudath Silva)

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