Supplementary budget for Defence HQ presented in Parliament
June 23, 2011 03:20 pm
Prime Minister D.M. Jayarathne today presented a supplementary budget for Rs. 20 billion for the construction of the Defence Headquaters in Akuregoda, Battaramulla. Accordingly the Ministry of Defence, Office of the Chief of Defence Staff, Army Headquarters along with Headquarters of Air force and Navy will be relocated.
The land where the Ministry of Defence is situated at Galle Face is to be alienated on an earlier cabinet decision for two foreign projects that will bring FDI of USD 1000 million.