Prison complex to be constructed on 200-acre land with Chinese support
The Government has decided to construct a prison complex on a 200-acre land in Horana, Justice Minister Ali Sabry said.
He said the prison complex will be constructed with the support of the Chinese Government and that Ministry officials are engaged in discussions in this regard.
The Minister further said that measures are being taken to construct the prison at the earliest.
State Minister of Prison Management and Prisoners Rehabilitation Lohan Ratwatte said that the new prison will be fully equipped with several facilities.
The new prison will have a remand facility, rehabilitation facility, a vocational training center and a sports facility.
“We are in talks with the Chinese Government to construct this new facility,” he said