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Eastern province hotels to be upgraded

With the dawn of peace the Eastern province is to have more hotels to develop the tourism industry in the country. Coordinator for Tourism Development in the Eastern Region, A.M.Jaufer said there are nearly 1000 hotel rooms existing in the Eastern province. These hotels are located in Nilaveli, Batticaloa, Arugam Bay, Passikudah and Ampara.

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Diversification of Oasis Hospital

The Oasis Hospital (Pvt) Ltd., Colombo will diversify into the medical education industry with the setting up of a private medical school at a cost of Rs. one billion for those who could not obtain sufficient z-score to enter a Government Medical College, Managing Director, Oasis Hospital (Pvt) Ltd., Dr. E. M .S. Edirisinghe said.

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LHP to launch cost-saving houses

Lankan Hume Pipes Company (Pvt) Ltd., (LHP) will introduce 60 percent cost saving houses that can be completed in one day with only four workers. Managing Director Jayantha Kumara said that a two bed roomed house of 1200sq ft will cost only Rs1.2 million for the buyers. Ten model houses will be built in Colombo and nearby areas for display initially targeting the employees in the garment sector, he said.

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Sri Lanka’s leading manufacturer of hume pipes, Lankan Hume Pipes Company (Pvt) Ltd, (LHP) the only SLS 452 certified pipe manufacturer in Sri Lanka and the largest supplier of pre-cast products for local and foreign multinational companies, is fully operational to meet the increasing demand. Here, workers at LHP welding a large frame of a hume pipe at their factory at Polgasowita. The company is planning to set up a factories in the North and the East in the future according to Managing Director D. W. Jayantha Kumara. It is a hundred percent local company which has provided employment to over 100 people. Pix by Saliya Rupasinghe

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