Sri Lanka, Sept. 17 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa assigned the officials to complete the project for the construction of 100,000km of rural roads and connect them with the main road network by 2024.

It's a right of the citizenry to have their transportation requirement satisfied speedily with convenience, and security. Considering the unsuitability and fractured inter-connection in the existing road system, establishment of an efficient and advanced road system was promised in the National Policy Framework "Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour".

The President emphasized that the project to construct 100,00km of rural roads needs to adhere to environmental guidelines.

President Rajapaksa made these comments during the discussion to revi...