Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has revealed of plans to divide the Western Province to 20 Municipal Councils and develop the infrastructure. He also disclosed his intention to construct 500 thousand houses on behalf of the people.
The Prime Minister said that the entire Western Province will be divided into 20 main cities and the infrastructure developed. Houses will be provided to the working population and middle class families. He said they have a programme to build 500 thousand houses. The Prime Minister pointed out that Avissawella will become a major town.