ECONOMYNEXT - Rosenbauer International AG of Austria, a makers of firefighting and specialist industrial vehicles has won a 10.3 million deal to supply firefighting equipment to Sri Lanka.
The equipment will be used to upgrade the capacity of Colombo Municipal Council.
Colombo has seen the construction of a large number of high rises, and the new firefighting vehicles will strengthen the fire department of the CMC to provide protection.
The cabinet of ministers had approved the proposal by Provincial Council and Local Government Minister Faizer Mustapha, spokesman Gayantha Karunathilake said. (Colombo/Feb21/2018)