Govt allocates Rs. 750m for sports complexes
The Ministry of Sports will construct 475 new well-equipped stadiums
in the country covering all Divisional Secretary areas under the Mahinda
Chintana concept. Minister of Sports Mahindananda Aluthgamage said that
Rs. 750 million would be invested in this massive project.
"We hope to finalise this massive sports development project within a
short period. We will be able to create talented sportsmen and
sportswomen who can compete at international sports competitions in the
All rural talented sportsmen would be able to show their inborn
abilities at national and international sports events after undergoing
training at these newly-built stadiums in the future," said Minister
Aluthgamage speaking at a Youth Conference held in Kurunegala recently.