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Sri Lanka’s Spending Will Boost Rural Growth, Rajapaksa Says

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Nov. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Sri Lanka’s public spending to build roads, ports and power plans will help spur growth in the island’s rural areas, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said at the swearing-in ceremony of his second term in the capital Colombo today.

The government plans to provide electricity to its entire population by 2012, he said.

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