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Tuesday, 03 January 2017 - 18:29
Foundation laid for Volkswagen factory
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The foundation laying ceremony for Western Automobile Assembly factory was held at Labukelle in Kuliyapitiya with the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today.

Different brands of European cars including Volkswagen will be assembled in this plant.

It is expected to generate 3000 direct jobs and 10,000 indirect jobs through this assembly plant.

Meanwhile, plans are afoot to set up a motor engineering training centre affiliated to the assembly plant.

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