I got an e-mail recently with some articles published on weekend new papers about a tower which is going to be built in Sri Lanka. It is going to be in Colombo and has been named as lotus tower. It is estimated to cost US$ 100 million.
Lotus tower when completed will stand 350 meters in height. The overall shape and appearance will be that of a lotus flower and will take up 20 acres of ground area.
The first and second floors will be used by media broadcasting and the telecommunications system. It is planned that there will be four basement levels including a shopping complex. According to the source it will take only 30 seconds for people wishing to visit the top floor of the tower which will accommodate gamble casinos and night clubs.
Do you think Sri Lankans expect this in view of the existing conditions of the country?