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Sasakawa Trust to open Rs. 3 bn headquarters in 30 months

Giving confidence to the building industry where the current uncertainty in the economy has driven the industry to crossroads, the Rs. 3 billion office complex of Sasakawa Trust’ was unveiled at Colombo 7 on Tuesday.

Katsuki Kotaro, Charge d Affaires ad interim Embassy of Japan said he was excited to be a part of the groundbreaking ceremony and witness the beginning of a new chapter of both countries friendship at the time Sri Lanka and Japan was celebrating its 70th Anniversary of the diplomatic journey together. Japan Sri Lanka Cultural Centre is a hallmark of the centre of excellence in promoting the Japanese language and culture in Sri Lanka, he said

“This project will encourage Consultants and Contractors to embark on projects with confidence and also will help the industry to stabilize where foreign funded projects can enter the market. This will help bring foreign exchange to the country to improve the economy,” said Architect and Managing Director of Design Consortium Migara Alwis. The iconic building is approximately 60,000 Sq.ft on 14 levels providing all the modern requirements to function as a contemporary office offering the latest knowhow with high-tech infrastructure. It is a landmark building signifying the long standing friendship between Japan and Sri Lanka.

The Groundbreaking Ceremony to construct the new took place on May 31, 2022 with the presence of Katsuki Kotaro/ Charge d’affaires ad interim Embassy of Japan, (Representative of) Yohei Sasakawa/ Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, Tilak De Zoysa Chairman of Sasakawa Trust, Mahinda Saranapala-Trustee/Project Leader of Sasakawa, the Board of Trustees and several other invitees.

 

 


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