19 March 2012, Courtesy of www.uda.lk
UDA has identfied a five acre land next to Lotus Tower in the D.R Wijewardena Mawatha for potential Development. The land which was previosly had the Colombo Fire Department is released for potential new developments.
06 March 2012
Lanka Truth reportst that Old Postal Department Building complect is planned to be demolished to give way to the new lotus tower building.
We beleive its a very good idea. If I remeber correctly when they built the new postal department HQ in [...]
[22 Jan 2012, Colombo, Dhaneshi Yatawara-Sunday Observer]
Standing a massive 350 metres tall on the banks of the beautified Beira Lake, the Lotus tower would definitely make this paradise isle more stunning. This, the world’s nineteenth tallest building started its construction work last week. This multi-functional tele communication tower and Entertainment Centre is the brainchild [...]
(TRC, 20 Jan 2012, Colombo)
Hon. Basil Rajapaksa, M.P. and the Minister of Economic Affairs, laid the foundation stone at the site earmarked for the construction of the Colombo Lotus Tower, a 350 meter multi – functional Telecommunication Tower and Entertainment Centre, which is based on a concept of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapakse, [...]
We found this video on youtube, it is a concept design that was developed before the decision was made to move the tower from Peliyagoda to Colombo.
(Defence.LK , 17 Jan 2012, Colombo/ TRC.gov.lk, 17 Jan 2012 )
The first sod of earth was cut at an auspicious time yesterday (17th January) under the patronage of President’s Secretary Lalith Weerathunge for the building of Lotus tower, the highest multifunctional communication tower in South Asia.
(TRC, 03 Jan, 2010)
The Telecommunication Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) is engaged in planning the construction of a Multi – functional Telecommunication Tower and an Entertainment Centre, named as Colombo Lotus Tower, at the Beira Lake Waterfront in Colombo. The project has been approved by the Cabinet of Ministers. Plans are underway [...]
( [A]rchitectronics, Jan 2011, Colombo)
The construction of South Asia’s tallest multi-functional Tower ‘Lotus Tower’ will commence on January 20.
The proposed tower with an entertainment centre will be constructed at the Beira Lake water front in Colombo and the total height of the tower is 350 meters, a statement issued by the Sri [...]
(Sunday Observer, 8 Jan 2012, Colombo)
Sri Lanka is set to build the tallest tower in the South Asian region, which will be 26-metres taller than the Eiffel Tower and 17.4 metres taller than the 332.6-metre high Tokyo Tower.
The 350-metre high tower building, the promoters claim, will be visible to India and Bangladesh, said [...]
(The Nation, 13 Jan 2012, Colombo / Sunday Observer 15 Jan 2012, Colombo)
Number of newpapers carried new items confirming the foundation stone laying event will take place on jan 20th.
The nation has written on 13th Jan, ” The foundation stone for the ‘Nelum Kuluna’ multi -task transmission tower will be laid on January [...]
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