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The southern development plan will be launched next month.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says the southern development plan will be launched next month at a special discussion held on southern development at the Temple trees today. The Premier said  industrialisation is the pillar of the development in the south.  Accordingly, huge industrial zones only second to Colombo will be set up.  Two gigantic tourism zones will be established in Galle and Matara. Sinharaja rain forest area development plan is also a major feature.  The Prime Minister pointed out that a significant development in plantation and agricultural sector will be carried out.