Sri Lanka to convert railway stations into green projectsChristian Fernsby ▼ | January 1, 2020
Sri Lanka's Transport Ministry, today launched a mega project across the island country to convert railway stations into green projects as part of a beautification program.
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The minister said all railway stations would be converted into green railway stations under the concept of "Green Places and Cities for Health and Prosperity."
Presently the Kandy Railway Station, in the central highlands has been identified as the cleanest railway station.
"The government will initiate the program giving priority to nature and promote sustainable development in Sri Lanka through Green Economic initiatives," said the minister.
All the railway stations in the country will be developed into beautiful and green stations to attract local and foreign commuters, he added
Under the beautification program, the most attractive green railway station will be selected between March and July next year. ■