Singapore consultancy, Surbana Jurong Infrastructure Private Limited and its engineering subsidiary, SMEC International Private Limited Australia have won a contract to modernise four secondary towns in Sri Lanka.
The contract, under the ‘Sustainable Urban Development Project’ – funded by the Asian Development Bank – is to modernise road infrastructure in the towns of Kurunegala, Rathnapura, Dambulla and Trincomalee.
The Cabinet of Ministers this week decided to award the planning and procurements contract of the project, to the Surbana Jurong Infrastructure – SMEC International joint venture.
Resources Development Consultants Limited and Master Hellie’s Engineering Consultants Private Limited were selected as sub-consultants for the project.
The project, under the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, aims to develop cities outside Colombo with growth potential, along priority economic corridors and important nodes across the country.