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Port City Colombo yesterday marked a milestone by completing its reclamation work. Marking the ceremony, Xin Hai Long, one of the four dredgers used for the sand mining, left the project site after reclaiming 269 hectares of land from the ocean. The ground is now set for the second phase of the project, according to the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development. Pic by Sujatha Jayaratne

Udayanga transferred

Rs 72 mn from Colombo

to Dubai-AG tells court

Probe on MiG deal


The Attorney General Department yesterday told Acting Fort Magistrate that in addition to one-time Sri Lankan Ambassador in Moscow Udayanga Weeratunga allegedly involved in MiG deal, his wife, brother-in-law (Lalith Nelum Mannamperuma) and mother-in-law (Latha Indrani Mannamperuma) had received large sums of money from overseas.

The AG informed that several accounts maintained by them in banks here received USD.

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