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State entities to be relocated at the Administration Centre in Battaramulla.

Minister of Mega Polis and Western Development Patalie Champika Ranawaka says, except state entities involved in government finances, all others will be transferred to the Administration Centre in Battaramulla. 113 entities have been relocated in the new premises so far. The minister expressed these views participating at a ceremony to unveil the Battaramulla development plan yesterday. He added that phase two and three of construction work at Sethsiri Paaya will commence this year. State entities will be relocated once construction work is completed.

Even the President's House, The Presidential secretariat, The Prime Minister's Official residence and the Prime Minister's Office will be relocated in Battaramulla.  The Administration Centre For The Capital will be situated in the Kaduwela municipality.

The areas of  Malabe, Athurugiriya and Kotte will be developed under its purview. The task will begin soon funded by Japanese aid. A Multi Faced Transportation Hub will be established and contribution from the private sector in this endeavour is expected.