The programme was implemented by the Urban Development Authority under their project to develop the water surfaces of the city of Colombo.
These development activities are done with the assistance of the World Bank under the Metropolitan Colombo Urban Development Project.
The President has given instructions to the relevant authorities to expedite the project to clean the water of the Beira Lake which is to be implemented in the near future.
Ministers Patali Champika Ranawaka, Mahinda Samarasinghe, Secretary to the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development Mr.Nihal Rupasignhe and other officials participated in this event.