The new projects to upgrade the Railways will come under the full supervision of Minister Mahinda Amaraweera.
The projects include, the upgrading of the track from Maho Junction to Omanthai, the construction of the new rail track from Beliatta to Kataragama, the upgrading of the Main Line from Colombo to Rambukkana, the modernization of the signals and communications network, the construction of the new ten-storied railway administration bloc, and a number of other projects.
Attention was focused on these projects, at an evaluation and monitoring session, chaired by the Minister, recently.
Senior officials who participated in the session said, the Minister approved the implementation of all these projects.
The Asian Development Bank and the China Exim Bank will provide funds to implement these projects.