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* New 10-storied ward complex at Sri Lanka’s main Colombo hospital to open tomorrowThu, Apr 18, 2013, 10:36 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Apr 18, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will declare open the newly built Third Medical Ward Complex at the Colombo National Hospital tomorrow.
The ten-storied structure on pile foundation constructed by the State Engineering Corporation comprises a floor area of 11,500 square meters.
The Ministry of Healthcare and Nutrition has spent Rs. 463 million for the project. Afurther Rs. 50 million will be spent for providing equipment for the ward complex.
The 422- bed ward complex will increase the number of beds at the Colombo National Hospital to 3,572.
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