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New Police Headquarters Complex to be constructed

The Cabinet of Ministers approved to construct the Police Headquarters Complex on 14 acre land in Attidiya, Dehiwala. The Police Headquarters is currently maintain in three buildings which are more than 100 years old in the middle of the road connecting York Street and Chaithya Road, and is maintain in rented buildings by the Civil Administration Office and several other divisions due to lack of space at the premises. Although the approval had been given at the Cabinet meeting held on July 11, 2012 to construct the Police Headquarters Complex in Mirihana, the necessary steps have not been taken with accordance thereto. Under these circumstances, a land of the 14 acre Rood 02 38.50 perch land located at No. 142, Bellantota Junction, Attidiya Road, Dehiwala on the Pepiliyana Main Road that belongs to the Sri Lanka Police has been identified as the most suitable location for the construction of the Police Headquarters Complex. The proposal tabled by the Minister of Public Security.

 


New Police HQ to come up in Bellantota

Ishara Mudugamuwa

The government has decided to shift the Police Headquarters Complex to the Bellantota area.

Co-Cabinet Spokesman Mass Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella told the media at the Government Information Department announcing this week’s Cabinet meeting decisions.

Police Headquarters is currently functioning from three buildings which are more than 100 years old at York Street and Chaithya Road and is on rented buildings where the Civil Administration Office and several other divisions are due to lack of space at the premises.

Although approval had been given at the Cabinet meeting held on July 11, 2012 to construct the Police Headquarters Complex in Mirihana, action had not been taken on the shift.

A land of 14 acres land located at No. 142, Bellantota junction on the Attidiya - Pepiliyana main road belonging to the Sri Lanka Police has been identified as the most suitable location for the construction of the Police Headquarters Complex.

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal tabled by the Public Security Minister to construct the Police Headquarters Complex in the said land in Bellantota instead of the Mirihana area and to identify the required buildings as separate projects according to the requirements and carry out construction.