The Lanwa Sanstha Cement Corporation (Private) Ltd, a state-of-the-art cement manufacturing facility that is expected to be one of the region’s largest, will be declared open. The opening ceremony will be presided by the Head of state Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. The factory, which spans 63 acres, is located in Hambantota’s Mirijjawila Export Processing Zone. A BOI venture, the total capacity of Lanwa Sanstha Cement Corporation (Pvt) Ltd would be 4million Metric Tons with Phase 1 producing 2.8 million Metric Tons per annum. One of the facility’s strengths is the emphasis on cutting-edge technology, with all mixing being done with European machinery for minimal wastage.