ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s cabinet of ministers had cleared a proposal to select a consultant for an elevated expressway to be built by China Harbhour Engineering Corporation, a government statement said.
The cabinet had approved the award of a Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) to China Harbhour on 25 May 2021.
The expressway is to run from Colombo’s Outer Circular Expressway to Kelani Bridget via Rajagiriya.
It is expected to be completed in three years.
The consultant will be chosen following “formal procurement methodology” the statement said without elaborating. (Colombo/Sept14/2021)