Construction of Lotus Tower to be commenced
Construction of the Lotus Tower in Colombo for multi functional purposes including telecommunication needs and entertainment will commence early third week of this month. It will be the tallest tower in South Asia and will be 350 metres in height.
The proposed tower with an investment of US $ 100 million will comprise an entertainment centre and will be constructed at the Beira Lake water front in Colombo.
The multi functional telecommunication tower and an entertainment centre at the Lotus tower will be completed within next 30 months, said Telecommunication Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka Director General Anusha Pelpita.
The tower while facilitating telecommunication activities will house a telecom museum, a revolving restaurant and facilities for recreation activities. The tower will provide for telecommunication and leisure activities and will facilitate relaying of at least 50 separate broadcasting and telecasting services provide facilities for over 20 service providers in telecommunication and relaying of defense signals.
The tower podium will have a telecommunication museum, food courts, administrative offices, exhibition spaces and corresponding amenities.