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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2958

Seminar on Expressways

From Sunil C.Perera

Colombo, 05 October, ( In view of the high priory given by the Government of Sri Lanka for Development of Highways, the Chamber of Construction Industry is hosting the seminar on Expressways to enhance awareness on expressway construction and financial structuring of expressway construction.

As Sri Lanka lack hands on experience in expressway construction, Chamber has obtained the services of a distinguished panel of international experts on the subject of ‘Expressways’ with the assistance of the Chairman, Road Development Authority Eng. M.B.S. Fernando.

Construction contractors, Consultants, Project Promoters and other stakeholders in the industry are provided with a unique opportunity to have interactive sessions with international experts who will share there expert experiences in building of road networks and Expressways with special reference to public private partnership.

The seminar will be addressed by Mr. Hardeepak Singh, an ADB consultant, Prof. Partha Mukhopadhyay from Feedback Ventures Ltd, Dr. Tatsuo Takano from JICA, Mr. Juha Kosonen from Finnroad and Dr. Vivian Robert from Scott Wilson.

Eng. Pushpa Gunaratne, Project Director of Road Development Authority will enlighten the participants on “Colombo / Katunayake Expressway – Problems & What Next ?” Chairman of the Road Development Authority Mr. M.B.S. Fernando will deliver the keynote address.

- Asian Tribune -

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