Online edition of Sunday Observer - Business
: "When asked about any construction in progress, Jayasundara said that construction work had already begun in the Galle and Matara districts, with complete redesigned two-storeyed houses, for two families, each, consisting of a floor area of 443-428 sq. ft. on the ground floor and upper floor area of 330-442 sq. ft., on a land of 6 perches in extent. He said that another unit consisting a ground floor area of 453-469 sq. ft. and upper floor area of 341-631 sq. ft. on a land in extent of 6 perches would solve the immediate housing problems of the affected people. 'Our objective is to create a perfect neighbourhood replete with required infrastructure facilities so that the affected people will feel a sense of togetherness once again,' Jayasundara emphasised. He also stressed that the UDA would neither suggest nor advise any organisation to reclaim marshy lands whatsoever because of the rich bio-diversity of those lands. "