State Minister of Highways Siripala Gamlath says the government has initiated plans to resume construction of Sri Lanka’s halted road system.

Funding will be allocated in the upcoming budget, ensuring swift completion and delivery to the public, he commented further during a news conference at the Presidential Media Centre on the theme Collective Path to a Stable Country’ on Monday (Sept. 18).

He underscored that a robust road network is pivotal for a manufacturing economy and enhancing people’s quality of life, necessitating strategic road widening efforts without relying on foreign funding.